EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Signs Education Executive Order Limiting ‘Government Overreach’ and ‘Red Tape’
Get Your Patriot911 Newsletter In Your Email Inbox
FIRST ON DAILY SIGNAL: Republican Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has signed an executive order aimed at limiting government overreach and reducing red tape in education.
“Education reform will be the hallmark of my administration,” Sanders told The Daily Signal on Thursday. “We can and we must do better for the kids in the state of Arkansas.”
“Already in my first week in office I’ve signed three executive orders helping to improve education,” she noted. “Today, I signed an Executive Order that will streamline applications and create a unified system for local school districts to apply for federal and state fundings. No longer in the state of Arkansas will we let a burdensome, fragmented, and inefficient government system full of red tape prevent our kids’ needs from being met.”
The Daily Signal first learned about the executive order.
The order, signed Thursday morning, portrays the current state of affairs in Arkansas public school districts as “burdensome, fragmented, and inefficient,” and warns that the state’s current academic and financial planning processes “create significant administrative burdens for local school districts, encourage inefficient spending, exacerbate bureaucratic waste, and detract school officials from more critical education priorities.”
Under the order, Secretary of Education John Thurston will conduct a review of burdensome state laws, regulations, and requirements pertaining to public schools, including considerations from families and educators. The state’s education secretary will then make recommendations to the governor and state board of education on needed reforms.
That secretary will then develop and launch a unified system streamlining applications for state and federal funding programs into a single application — “one plan and one budget,” operational for the 2024-2025 budget cycle.
On her first day in office, Sanders introduced an executive order combatting Critical Race Theory (CRT) in schools across the state, empowering the Education Department to prevent Arkansas students from being indoctrinated with such content and preventing employees and students from having to attend CRT trainings, The Daily Caller reported.
Have an opinion about this article? To sound off, please email [email protected] and we’ll consider publishing your edited remarks in our regular “We Hear You” feature. Remember to include the url or headline of the article plus your name and town and/or state.
The post EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Signs Education Executive Order Limiting ‘Government Overreach’ and ‘Red Tape’ appeared first on The Daily Signal.
JOIN US @NewRightNetwork on our Telegram, Twitter, Facebook Page and Groups, and other social media for instant news updates!
New Right Network depends on your support. Donate now
- Are Significant Advances in Technology Capable of Being Utilized to Benefit the Casino Industry? February 28, 2023
- Do You Think Tipping Auto Transport Driver is Necessary? February 10, 2023
- Enterprise-class OKR Platform Profit.co Raises $11 Mn Funding Led by Elevation Capital February 1, 2023
- Bengaluru Headquartered Mikro Grafeio Appoints U.S. Based Serial Entrepreneur Shyam Kumar as its Co-Founder February 1, 2023
- Federal Gov’t Will ‘Probably’ Force Americans To Eat Insects, Tucker Carlson Says February 1, 2023