“Education Secretary Betsy DeVos … wants to roll back protections for students caught up in for-profit school fraud and unfulfilled gainful employment promises. Scaled back protections of gay and transgender students. And like her boss, President Trump, wants deep cuts – as in billions of dollars to public school programs, in favor of school choice,” WBUR.org reports.
Despite staunch efforts by Democrats to block it, senate Republicans voted to confirm anti-public education crusader Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary. TIME: “DeVos, a billionaire philanthropist from Michigan, has no experience either working in, or […]
“U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday appeared to back away from studying guns’ impact on school violence, telling a Senate panel that the topic was not a priority of the Federal Commission on School […]
A.V. Club: “Last year, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary Of Education with nothing but her immense personal wealth and absolutely zero experience to her name. It’s the kind of inspirational, riches-to-riches story that really […]