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New York Times

Jan 14, 1:00 AM

Reviewing Federal Education Law, Senator Seeks More Local Control

Ahead of hearings to discuss an overhaul of No Child Left Behind, the signature education law from the George W. Bush administration, Senator Lamar Alexander, Republican of Tennessee and chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, said Tuesday that he wanted to reverse the “trend towards a national school board” in federal education policy.

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