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Betsy DeVos Says Opponents Of School Choice & Vouchers Are “Flat-earthers”


Tonight, at a big pro-choice/voucher conference called the American Federation for Children’s National Policy Summit, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos called those of us who oppose school choice and vouchers to be “Flat-earthers”:


Actually, the research is on the side of us opponents, and you can read more at The Best Resources For Learning Why School Vouchers Are A Bad Idea (& Other Commentaries On “Choice”).

This isn’t the first, nor is it likely to be the last, time Secretary DeVos makes a misstatement (see Bad Analogy Of The Day: No, Secretary DeVos, Public Schools Are Not Taxis & School Choice Is Not Uber).

You might also be interested in The Best Resources For Learning About Our New U.S. Secretary of Education.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

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

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