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Federal Flash

Federal Flash is the Alliance for Excellent Education’s five-minute (or less!) video series on important developments in education policy in Washington, DC. To watch the most recent episode of Federal Flash, click on the video below.

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Federal Flash: DeVos: “Federal education reform efforts have not worked as hoped.”

Today’s Federal Flash covers remarks from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on education reforms pursued by President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama. It also updates the U.S. Department of Education’s review of state plans developed under the Every Student Succeeds Act and the looming federal government shutdown.


Click to Tweet:  Today’s Federal Flash: A critique from @BetsyDeVosED on Bush- and Obama-era education reforms; the Ed Dept’s approval of 13 new state #ESSA plans; & the looming federal government shutdown. Watch at

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