The DeVos voucher and charter school agenda has surfaced in the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial races.
Gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie’s connection to the student loan industry—as well as Trump and DeVos—should concern Virginia voters.
Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, who is running for governor, released an education plan that focuses on universal pre-K, resisting voucher schemes, and supporting educators.
Gillespie, a private school voucher advocate, is aligned with the Koch brothers and Betsy DeVos’ family.
Find out where Virginia’s gubernatorial candidates really stand on public education.
By Amanda Litvinov Virginia is one of just two states with a gubernatorial election this year, and primary elections took place yesterday. Lt. Governor Ralph Northam emerged as the winner of the Democratic primary, defeating ex-Congressman Tom Perriello. Northam, a doctor and former state senator, has a long history of supporting public education and local … Continued
“This is a public school and everybody is welcome as they are. The onus is on us to make any accommodations within our human power to help all of our students feel safe and happy.”
The governors of Virginia, Washington, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota have all taken a stand for their state’s public schools.
DeVos’s testimony at her Senate hearing strengthened the case that she lacks the qualifications to lead the department.
Betsy DeVos is unqualified and her plans spell economic disaster for public schools. That goes against everything these Republican teachers believe in.