THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (DOE) CIRCUMVENTED CONGRESS TWICE IN THE PROCESS TO TAKEOVER US EDUCATION; "THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CC STANDARDS, AND CHANGES TO FEDERAL DATA COLLECTION AND DISPURSMENT POLICIES."
THE DOE CIRCUMVENTED CONGRESS AND REINTEPERTED FERPA (FAMILY EDUCATION RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT) AT THE END OF 2011. THE CHANGES ALLOWED THE STATES TO COLLECT AND STORE STUDENT DATA (SOME PERSONAL) THEN SHARE THE DATA WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND NUMEROUS THIRD PARTIES.
Two former counsels general to the U.S. Department of Education, Robert Eitel and Kent Talbert wrote an article titled, The Road to a National Curriculum - The Legal Aspects of the Common Core Standards, Race to the Top, and Conditional Waivers.
"DESPITE THREE FEDERAL LAWS THAT PROHIBIT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FROM DIRECTING, SUPERVISING OR CONTROLLING ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL CURRICULA, PROGRAMS OF INSTRUCTION AND INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (USDOE) HAS PLACED THE NATION ON THE ROAD TO A NATIONAL CURRICULUM."
States were given waivers from No Child Left Behind (NCLB) to adopt CC. DEREK BLACK, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA LAW PROFESSOR WILL WRITE AN ARTICLE THAT SAYS THESE WAIVERS ARE ILLEGAL.