Who did Trump Nominate for our Secretary of Education?

Betsy DeVos has been nominated by President Trump as our new secretary of education and there has been a lot of controversy behind it. In this blog post I will explore where all this skepticism is coming from.

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  2. Betsy DeVos has been nominated by president Trump as our next secretary of education. She got in on a 51 to 50 vote through the senate. Mike Pence, our vice president is the one who broke the tie-breaker.
  3. The controversy with Betsy DeVos goes back to her days in Michigan as a wealthy donor towards charter school, but her little experience and help towards the betterment of public schools.
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  5. Here are the 2 GOP senates that voted against Betsy DeVos. They voted against her because she did not know enough about laws protecting students and the thousands of petitions they received against Betsy DeVos from communities all over.
  6. Senator Elizabeth Warren questions Betsy DeVos at Senate confirmation hearing
  7. Fun starts around 2:10
  8. A lot of the outrage comes from the lack of experience Betsy DeVos has with dealing with this amount of money, and the fact that Trump university was an educational scam and she dodged questions about dealing with "waste, fraud and abuse" in the for-profit education system.
  9. Betsy DeVos Gets Grilled: The Daily Show
  10. Some interesting commentary (with examples) on whether or not Betsy DeVos is knowledgeable/fit enough to be the secretary of education.
  11. An interesting article by the Washington Post on Bersy DeVos track record. She played a big part in privatizing schools in Michigan, and the charter schools in Michigan that she so heavily pushed for had students that averaged lower test scores in reading and math than the average.
  12. My Mom is a public school teacher so this can affect my family at a personal level. It's scary to know that the woman dealing with money in education is not for improving the public school system but diminishing it and moving towards a privatized school system where only the wealthy will get the opportunities they already have.
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