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"If we wanted to dictate from D.C., I'd claim the mantle of our nation's 'choice chief' and reject plans because they don't give parents more quality choices. But I haven't done that. And I won't."

If we wanted to dictate from D.C., I'd claim the mantle of our nation's 'choice chief' and reject [ESSA] plans because they don't give parents more quality choices. But I haven't done that. And I won't.