Jul 21 2017
07:53 am

Her speech to ALEC was yesterday in Denver, preceded by protests the day before that.

An excerpt from the Time magazine coverage:

In prepared remarks, DeVos described the protests as a "badge of honor." "Our opponents, the defenders of the status quo, only protest those capable of implementing real change," she said. "You represent real change."

The protesters had criticized DeVos' support for school vouchers, arguing that voucher programs will threaten public school systems by driving money to private schools. Such arguments have also been fueled by recent findings that voucher programs don't improve student performance.

(I haven't posted much on this topic in recent months, have I? It's just so very, very tiring...)


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