Are there two sides, and two sides only, to the debate over how to educate American kids?
When Fallon asked about critics questioning DeVos’ qualifications for her role, she said, “I am totally got this”.
“It is disturbing when a Secretary of Education is appointed who will be responsible for providing leadership and recommending national education laws affecting public school education with lack of education and teaching experience”, she said.
President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, second from right, during a meeting with parents and teachers at the White House on February 14. A week ago DeVos became the nation’s 11th secretary of education after Vice President Mike Pence cast a tie-breaking vote in Senate, completing a bruising confirmation that showed her education policy reforms will face resistance.
I am not naive enough to think that this could ever happen.
In a tweet that went up at about 8 a.m., the department referenced a quote by the late W.E.B. Where does that leave us?
I feel Hoeven, who has an elementary school in Minot named after him, seems hypocritical in his vote on this nomination.
‘We’re going to change it around, especially for the African-American communities, ‘ Trump pledged.
You can read DeVos’ recent letter to chief state school officers here.
Trump has proposed spending $20 billion to give to states to help expand charter schools and voucher programs, which use public money for private school tuition.
“DeVos’s almost 3-decade-long self-described “war” to advance the “Kingdom of God, ‘ through diverting public education dollars to far-right, private ‘Christian” schools, and degrading teacher unions in the process, places her in common company with the most extreme ideologues in the Trump cabinet”, said Malott. Instead, their sexual education should reflect reality.
Therefore, we must demand an equal distribution of funds in our public school system. Would that clamor be led, as in fact the case is, by parents? Once it was pointed out to her that this was a federal law, she noted that she perhaps had gotten a bit confused. Choice is “un-American”: When did that happen? Judge Gorsuch, however, rejected the decision on Luke’s educational needs and instead chose to use a “vanishingly low”, outdated standard that fails to uphold IDEA’s goal. But the resolution was withdrawn Monday after teacher unions complained to the labor-friendly board. Friday morning, on just her third day on the job, she was met by vocal protesters as she sought to visit a middle school in southwest Washington, D.C. Most of the protesters were parents or teachers, and some were carrying signs.
Things were simpler – and better and more harmonious with our country’s governing design – back then.
DeVos is best known for working to privatize education in MI.
Denzer expressed different concerns regarding DeVos’s outlook.