"The executive branch has exceeded its appropriate reach where state education policy is concerned, and it's time to rein it in," Roby said in a press release.
The Defending State Authority Over Education Act, Roby said, will "prevent undue influence by the federal government."
"Local and state leaders -- those who have direct interaction with parents and teachers in their communities -- are best positioned to determine policies that affect Alabama's students," she said. "Washington bureaucrats are not."This is something everyone, Republican and Democrat, who believe in local/parental control should get behind. Call your Representative and ask him/her to support The Defending State Authority Over Education Act.