Russ Walsh, literacy expert, has ten questions that the Senate HELP (Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) committee should ask Billionaire Betsy.
He sent these questions to his senators from Pennsylvania. One of his senators, Bob Casey, is a member of the HELP committee.
“Ms. DeVos, would you please state, concisely, any relevant experience you have had in public education, either as a student, a teacher, a school leader, a public school board member, a parent of a public school child, a PTA member, a volunteer in a traditional public school or as someone who once drove past a public school?
You have a long record of advocating for school choice in the form of vouchers and charter schools. What if parents’ first choice, as it is for most American families, is to send their children to a clean, safe, well-resourced, professionally-staffed, local neighborhood public school? How would the voucher…
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