The Betsy DeVos School Choice Lie

deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog

If you think that US ed sec Betsy DeVos wants anything other than to end American public education and replace it with an a-la-carte, private-school-favoring menu of largely underregulated school-like options, think again.

This, readers, is her single goal. And if you don’t agree with her, you are of limited intellect and capability.

Consider these excerpts, which she gave on May 22, 2017, as part of a speech to a pro-voucher group that she founded, the American Federation for Children (AFC):

We’ve had 30 years of “reform.”

And while we celebrate the progress that has been made, each year there are still far too many kids falling through the cracks.

The time has expired for “reform”. We need a transformation – a transformation that will open up America’s closed and antiquated education system.

If we really want to help students, then we need to focus everything about education on individual…

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