Teachers have some tough questions for Trump’s education nominee, Betsy DeVos

Teachers have some tough questions they want Congress to ask Betsy DeVos, the Michigan billionaire and former Michigan Republican Party chairwoman who was nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to be secretary of education.

DeVos’s nomination has sparked significant opposition among public education advocates, who oppose her longtime support for school reform that privatizes public schools and who say she has no qualifications for the job. Russ Walsh, coordinator of College Reading at Rider University, made the latter point about her lack of interaction with the public school system with the first question on his list of 10:  Read More

 

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