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Betsy DeVos Confirmation Hearing Indicates It’s Going To Be A Very Long Four Years For Schools

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If you weren’t depressed enough by what you had heard about Betsy DeVos before (see The Best Resources For Learning About Our New U.S. Secretary of Education), you are now (if you watched her confirmation hearing this afternoon) or you will be (after you read about it).

A short, sweet and accurate summary of what happened can be found in Dana Goldstein’s Slate report, The Real Betsy DeVos. Its subtitle is “Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of education tried to sound like a moderate—and revealed that she’s either underprepared or a zealot.”

If you want to read even more depressing details, check out The Washington Post piece, Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education pick, lauded as bold reformer, called unfit for job.

The PBS News Hour also has this report on DeVos today:

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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