Friday, November 18, 2016

Democrats Warned Not to Help Trump Enact Their Own Damn School Policies | gadflyonthewallblog

Democrats Warned Not to Help Trump Enact Their Own Damn School Policies | gadflyonthewallblog:

Democrats Warned Not to Help Trump Enact Their Own Damn School Policies


It must be hard to be a neoliberal Democrat in Donald Trump’s America.
Almost every policy decision you favor is also on the Republican President-elect’s to-do list. But if you work with him, you’ll ruin the illusion that there’s a difference between the two of you.
DFER is a hedge fund managers’ pro-charter advocacy group. Despite it’s name, one would think the organization would be a natural ally for pro-school-choice Trump.
But, wait a minute.
I thought one of the first things Trump promised to do once he took the Oval Office was close the Department of Education.
Weeeeeelllllllll…. That’s so November 10th.
He’s already walking back that whooper just like he’ll soon have to admit that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) doesn’t allow him to end Common Core – another one of his campaign promises. Ending the Core is up to the states (has been for months, yet most Republican controlled legislatures just can’t bring themselves to do it for some reason).
It’s easy to see why Trump has had a Come To Jesus moment about the Department of Education. If he really wants to add $20 billion in school-choice programs, as he promised on the campaign trail, a big government office that hands out bundles of cash in return for states enacting his personal policy desires sure would come in Democrats Warned Not to Help Trump Enact Their Own Damn School Policies | gadflyonthewallblog:


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