Betsy DeVos’s dogged pursuit of public school funding for voucher schools has like-minded allies at the state level, five of who are running for governor in November.
Educators and parents warned that DeVos was unqualified to serve as education secretary. One year in, DeVos has proven them right.
Betsy Devos’s first year in office offered an embarrassing number of choices for top stories. She was, and remains, supremely unqualified.
Ask educators in Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, Kansas or Arizona if a governor matters and you’ll get an earful. They approve legislation, guide budget priorities, appoint state education officials, and set policies, regulations and programs.
If you ever needed a reason to get excited about standing up for student and public schools, here are five.
Policy wins across the country mean better conditions for students and educators.
Political action yields a pro-public schools legislature committed to stopping private school vouchers.
Researchers detail the “public school advantage” and why switching kids from a public to a private school may be harmful
The opposition to DeVos has only grown stronger and more persistent as more people learn she is totally unqualified.
A wave of private school voucher legislation is sweeping the country and may be headed your way