Betsy DeVos, trump's pick for Sec. of Education, only attended private Christian schools, as have her children. A Calvinist zealot (anti-women's choice, anti-gay, white-centric), she has spent her life supporting vouchers for Christian schools, charter and for-profit schools... she would defund the public school system. A multi-billionaire heiress, she is a large and steadfast contributor to the Republican Party. Daughter-in-law to founder of Amway, a pyramid organization, and sister to the…
A sobering look at what Betsy DeVos did to education in Michigan — and what she might do as secretary of education
A sobering look at what Betsy DeVos did to education in Michigan — and what she might do as secretary of education. Zero experience with child development, education. Turning schools for profit. The least privileged suffer most. Devastating.
The solution to a problem that you cannot solve so far is not to hand it over to your dog, the paper boy or a magic 8 ball. Experience and expertise matter, as we will soon see. Brush up on your Norwegian. We may have to emigrate.
Betsy DeVos: Said guns should be allowed in schools, donated $2OO million to Republicans (including Trump), said treatment of students with disabilities should be left to the states, admitted she knows nothing about student loans, and said she would support anything Donald Trump does
Betsy deVos Stands Tall for Segregated Schools | LA Progressive | "On 5/24/17, Secy of Education Betsy deVos was questioned by a House committee & was asked whether schools that discriminate should be given taxpayer dollars to help them succeed w/discriminating. She said yes, that she believes parents who don’t want their children going to school w/undesirable, less human children, should be allowed to make that decision & to have taxpayers pay for it." Click to read & share.
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18 States Sue Betsy DeVos And Education Dept. Over Delay Of Borrower Defense Rule
18 States Sue Betsy DeVos And Education Dept. Over Delay Of Borrower Defense Rule - NPR
In a financially expedient arrangement, Betsy, heiress to the Prince family fortune, married Dick, heir to the DeVos family fortune. Both families are strongly associated with the Religious Right and the Republican Party. They have given hundreds of millions to the Republican Party and they support federal tax dollar funding of private for-profit schools. She owns a collection agency that collects of student debt, doesn't support tuition-free college - but that's probably a coincidence…