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unconstitutional usurpation of parental and states' rights by the federal government

This is from the ProfNetwire.

Cato is a libertarian think tank. Coulson is a school vouchers/school choice advocate.

ANDREW J. COULSON, director of the Cato Center for Educational Freedom at the CATO INSTITUTE: "The NCLB is an unconstitutional usurpation of parental and states' rights by the federal government. The Constitution accords Congress no mandate to set education policy, and the Tenth Amendment thereby precludes such federal interference. The NCLB is also a slap in the face to our national ideal of human liberty and our tradition of local educational control. Perhaps most importantly, central government planning impedes the essential features of effective school systems: professional autonomy for educators, competition between schools, and choice and responsibility for parents."

— Andrew J. Coulson
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