On February 9, 2017, Jack Jennings was interviewed on recent developments in education policy on the Facebook program, Video from the Washington Post.

Why the Education Department exists

We’re talking with education advocate Jack Jennings about the creation of the Department of Education in 1979, what it does today, and a new Republican effort to shut it down.President Trump’s pick of Betsy DeVos to be the new Education Secretary was one of his most controversial nominations. Jennings explains why. Send us your questions.

Posted by Washington Post Politics on Thursday, February 9, 2017