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Rouzer Files Bill to Eliminate the U.S. Department of Education

By Shane Vander Hart - Posted at Truth in American Education : Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) is not the only one in Congress who wants to see the U.S. Department of Education eliminated . I’m sure there are several legislators who would love to see that happen. One of his colleagues joined him in filing a bill to do just that. Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) last Friday introduced H.R. 1510 , the States’ Education Reclamation Act, to eliminate the Department in order to increase teachers’ pay. The bill proposes to reallocate the Department’s billions in funding to be proportionally distributed to the respective states to be used for any education purpose as they see fit, such as teacher pay raises, new school construction, investment in technology and more. Taxpayer dollars provided to the U.S. Department of Education from each state would be returned to the states in the form of grants. “Given the challenges and special needs that all teachers and school administrators co