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What Outraged Parents Can Do To Defend Public Education After The Confirmation Of Betsy DeVos

Original story at Scary Mommy• 8 mentions • 5 months ago

Scary Mommy 5 months ago

 
No other education secretary nominee was ever in danger of being rejected by the Senate. Until Betsy DeVos. Teachers, education activists, teachers unions, and most especially ordinary parents showed their outrage at her nomination with an unprecedented number of phone calls, letters, emails, and tweets to senators. As a former teacher, education researcher, and (most importantly) mom to two young kids, I found the choice of Betsy DeVos to be disgraceful. My first reaction was disbelief, followed by anger and outrage. Her lack of knowledge about even the most basic points of education policy was on full display during her ...
 
 
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17 Feb
Martinis&Motherhood @MartiniMomBlog
RT @schoolofsmock: What can parents do after the #devos confirmation? Get involved & fight! Here's how https://t.co/f4m4GmsEb3 @ScaryMommy…
08 Feb
Marguerite @momsherbs
RT @LeahWoodly: My husband is an educator & I have two young sons. If you're upset like me, start w/ these tips: https://t.co/ww4w3QxX2h #B…
08 Feb
Dr. Armando Pina @DrArmandoPina
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08 Feb
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07 Feb
PrisonReformMovement @PrisonReformMvt
RT @schoolofsmock: What can parents do after the #devos confirmation? Get involved & fight! Here's how https://t.co/f4m4GmsEb3 @ScaryMommy…
07 Feb
Dr. Nicci de la Luz @NiccidelaLuz
Here's how to begin. #education #parents #GetInvolved #begin https://t.co/CBqQHXrtNu
07 Feb
Jessica Smock, Ed.D. @schoolofsmock
What can parents do after the #devos confirmation? Get involved & fight! Here's how https://t.co/f4m4GmsEb3 @ScaryMommy #DeVosPledge
07 Feb
Scary Mommy @ScaryMommy
Her lack of knowledge about even the most basic points of education policy was on full display during her senate... https://t.co/phLYesmo60