Saturday, January 14, 2017

Questions from California: what education leaders would ask Betsy DeVos – if they could | EdSource

Questions from California: what education leaders would ask Betsy DeVos – if they could | EdSource:

Questions from California: what education leaders would ask Betsy DeVos – if they could


 Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is expected to hold a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education. A lot has been written about her position on vouchers and school choice. But DeVos has not granted any public or press interviews since President-elect Donald Trump announced her nomination.
EdSource asked a cross-section of education experts, teachers, students and administrators what questions they would ask DeVos, given the focus of their work and policy interests, if they had the opportunity – and why it’s important that the public hear those answers. Their insights and questions cover a range of important issues. They include whether she is committed to Title I funding for low-income children, how she’d respond to the fears of gay and immigrant students under a Trump presidency, how she would improve the academic achievement of minority children who are struggling and how she would carry out her goal of Questions from California: what education leaders would ask Betsy DeVos – if they could | EdSource:
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