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WASHINGTON - Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and 10 of his colleagues this week introduced a resolution to rescind the Department of Education's final regulation for implementing the accountability provisions of Every Student Succeeds Act.

"Congress has said the states should hold schools accountable for their performance-without Washington bureaucrats looking over their shoulder. And by passing this resolution, we will continue to put power back in the hands of parents and teachers, where it belongs," said Cotton.

The Congressional Review Act resolution is sponsored by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee) and co-sponsored by: Majority Leader McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senators Cassidy (R-La.), Cornyn (R-Texas), Cotton (R-Ark.), Enzi (R-Wyo.), McCain (R-Ariz.), Perdue (R-Ga.), Roberts (R-Kan.), and Wicker (R-Miss.).