How Trump’s Education Nominee Bent Detroit to Her Will on Charter Schools

Educate All Students: Larry Miller's Blog

Few disagreed that schools in Detroit were a mess: a chaotic mix of charters and traditional public schools, the worst-performing in the nation.

So city leaders across the political spectrum agreed on a fix, with legislation to provide oversight and set standards on how to open schools and close bad ones.

But the bill died without even getting a final vote. And the person most influential in killing it is now President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee to oversee the nation’s public schools, Betsy DeVos.

he bill’s proposals are common in many states and accepted by many supporters of…

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3 Responses to How Trump’s Education Nominee Bent Detroit to Her Will on Charter Schools

  1. I am so glad my son is a senior in high school. But this woman truly scares me for the future of our children.

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