Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos Clueless on Policies She'll Oversee as Trump Education Secretary 2

Betsy DeVos Clueless on Policies She’ll Oversee as Trump Education Secretary

Betsy DeVos, the billionaire businesswoman Donald Trump has picked as Education Secretary, proved to be remarkably clueless about federal education policy during a Senate confirmation hearing and flunked a key question about her position on allowing guns in schools. DeVos is best known as the chairwoman of the Windquest Group, a private investment firm. She has never spent a day much less a career teaching in the nation’s public schools and educated her children at private schools.... Read More...
Trump Bizarro World Takes Shape Through Lies, Intimidation, Vindictiveness 6

Trump Bizarro World Takes Shape Through Lies, Intimidation, Vindictiveness

Donald Trump is already setting a pattern of lies, intimidation and vindictiveness that likely will mark how he’ll operate as chief executive. His administration will be a Bizarro World, where all rules, traditions and protocols no longer apply. In Bizarro World, everything is weirdly inverted or oddly opposite of the real world–an apt metaphor for Trumps’s governing style.... Read More...
Trump Rips Lid Off School Voucher Debate With New Education Secretary Nominee 8

Trump Rips Lid Off School Voucher Debate With New Education Secretary Nominee

President-elect Donald Trump has opened a political can of worms with his selection of billionaire businesswoman Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary. It potentially will inject the federal government more deeply than ever in public school systems. DeVos, who now chairs the Windquest Group, a private investment firm, has never spent a day much less a career teaching in the nation’s public schools.... Read More...