What Outraged Parents Can Do To Defend Public Education After The Confirmation Of Betsy DeVos
Original story at Scary Mommy• 8 mentions • 2 weeks ago
Scary Mommy 2 weeks 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 ...