Political action yields a pro-public schools legislature committed to stopping private school vouchers.
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It’s been more than two weeks since Betsy DeVos’ widely panned appearance before the U.S. House, and based on her testimony before a U.S. Senate committee this week, she hasn’t learned from her mistakes.
The Trump-DeVos budget sets aside $1.4 billion for school vouchers, but here’s what they won’t tell you.
“For rural students and their families, their public school is the only real option and claims to the contrary only amount to ‘false choice.’ “
The Trump administration is proposing concrete steps to divert $1.4 billion in taxpayer money to private and charter schools.
President Trump and Secretary of Education DeVos used a private school Florida to kick off their campaign to promote the privatization of public schools.
Despite what they’re called, vouchers rob public schools of the funding students need to thrive.
Betsy DeVos’ support for voucher schemes and for-profit charters signals danger ahead.
With the disappointing presidential election behind us, “it is no longer time to agonize; it is time to organize.”
In a promising sign, the U.S. Senate will have four new members, all women, who support public education.