Daily Archives: April 1, 2019

Hilarious! Betsy DeVos Explains the “Benefits” of Large Class Sizes

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? It’s April Fool’s Day but this is no joke. At the Congressional hearings on the Education Department’s budget, Secretary Betsy DeVos explained the benefits of large classes.  When pressed to supply the…

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Anthony Cody Fact-Checks Betsy DeVos on Class Size, and Jeanne Allen Scoffs At Cody

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? In this post, veteran teacher Anthony Cody explains how he happened to have a seat directly behind Betsy DeVos at the Congressional budget hearings, and he fact-checks DeVos’ preposterous claim that large…

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Why the British Don’t Like Trump

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bon Shepherd posted this explanation of why the British don’t like Trump: character counts. ? Someone on Quora asked “Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Nate White, an articulate and…

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Anderson Cooper on Betsy DeVos’ Inexplicable Effort to Defund the Special Olympics

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? This isn’t funny but it is classic Betsy DeVos. Either smirking or giving a cold shoulder to the media, surrounded by serveral of her bodyguards.  Look how many people protect her! And…

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