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Civil Rights, Education Groups to Congress: Correct DeVos' Approval of Unlawful ESSA Plans

WASHINGTON—The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 16 civil rights and education groups urged key members of Congress to fulfill their oversight responsibility of the Department of Education’s implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The groups ask the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the U.S. […]

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Betsy DeVos' educational marketplace concept is absurd

DeVos represents more than a one-woman threat to our public education system. She embodies two forces converging on our public schools: the billionaire outsider (think Perot, Gates, Waltons, Broad, Fishers) who uses the power of concentrated wealth to shape policies that dismantle or degrade public institutions to remove them from democratic governance, and the privatizers, […]

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Betsy DeVos' Nomination As Secretary Of Education Is A Threat To Black Students And …

In addition to having never worked in a classroom setting, DeVos’ history in Michigan — where she has championed charter schools with very little regard to their performance — has left some questioning whether she will indeed advocate effectively for all public education and students of color. This week, the United States Senate proceeded with […]

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