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== [[File:target.png | left | 50px | Vulnerabilities in Their Strategy | link= ]] Vulnerabilities in Their Strategy ==
"The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) shrank shrunk the Department of Education’s scope of federal authority, particularly with regard to designing and implementing accountability systems." [https://www.brookings.edu/blog/brown-center-chalkboard/2016/11/29/the-prospects-of-devoss-school-choice-agenda-as-ed-secretary/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=gs] The ESSA limited the ability of the Department of Education to design and implement accountability systems. However, the Secretary of Education remains responsible for approving accountability plans devised by the states.[https://www.brookings.edu/blog/brown-center-chalkboard/2016/11/29/the-prospects-of-devoss-school-choice-agenda-as-ed-secretary/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=gs] The Secretary of Education cannot require states to adopt certain policies in order to receive flexibility from federal law.[https://www.brookings.edu/blog/brown-center-chalkboard/2016/11/29/the-prospects-of-devoss-school-choice-agenda-as-ed-secretary/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=gs]
Less than 9% of the estimated $600 billion spent annually on education comes from the federal government.[https://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/11/23/upshot/why-donald-trumps-education-pick-would-face-barriers-for-vouchers.html?smid=tw-upshotnyt&smtyp=cur&referer=https://t.co/pWsuCjhKOh] In order for vouchers to be a implemented as an alternative to public schools, states would have to kick in $110 billion.[http://www.vox.com/2016/12/2/13767668/donald-trump-education-betsy-devos-school-vouchers] Given the limited power of the Secretary of Education, she would have to find a way to incentivize states to do this.[https://www.brookings.edu/blog/brown-center-chalkboard/2016/11/29/the-prospects-of-devoss-school-choice-agenda-as-ed-secretary/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=gs]

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