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Is @BetsyDevos qualified to be US Secretary of Education?

I have collected a variety of media sources covering the hearing of Betsy DeVos for US Secretary of Education. Is she qualified? I’ll begin with source material from the hearing. Then, I will include some of the critiques of her answers— including my conversation on yesterday’s Jeff Santos Show.

First, Kaine v. DeVos

Translation: Charters and private schools can have less accountability than public schools?

Franken v. DeVos

Translation: This is a distinction that Betsy should be well aware of… but isn’t.

Murphy v. DeVos

Translation: Grizzlies!?

Warren v. DeVos

Translation: For-profit universities like the Corinthians colleges and Trump University have been highly problematic for taxpayers and those who “chose” them.

Bernie v. DeVos

Translation: Yes, the millions got you here.

Now for some of the critiques.

and finally,

For more on DeVos, Trump and Education. Click the link the tweet below.

See also Talking Donald Trump and Education on KEVT 1210 AM and Educators Brace for Trump and What Crazy Will Trump and the Republicans Deliver?

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About Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig (688 Articles)
Julian Vasquez Heilig is an award-winning researcher and teacher. He is currently a Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and the Director of the Doctorate in Educational Leadership at California State Sacramento.

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