From the Daily: Block DeVos’ appointment

On Nov. 23, President-elect Donald Trump officially announced his nomination for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, sparking fierce criticisms from proponents of public education — including residents of Michigan, where the issue of public education is in need of so much attention. During her time as chairwoman of the Michigan Republican Party, DeVos fiercely championed the notion of schools of choice and student voucher programs, which funnel government funds initially set aside for public schools toward private and charter schools.  Read More