I think it was back in 1964 when I was teaching HS and the Dept of Ed was being born. All teachers were in favor of it because they believed education was going to be taken over by the Feds and we were going to get pay increases equal to Fed employees. What a shock. It didn't happen. And as far as we could determine education did not go forward but backward.. To date the Dept of Ed has spent billions and they have nothing positive to show for it. On the college level they have made great advances. The cost of higher education has sky rocketed.
Ready. I was in college in the late 50's and tuition and fees was about $150/semester. What is it today for the same or less? How about $20,000. The Dept should be eliminated. Their operating expense for about 45 years has run into the billions. And BO wants to raise the debt limit to continue such waste.
Citizens, this is where your money goes.