Anti-DeVos Sentiment Almost Makes Us Forget Dems' Privatization Efforts
Charter schools are not the issue here. --Senator Al Franken at Betsy DeVos hearing
Indeed, charter schools are not the issue, since Democrats have long supported the billions of federal dollars that Team Obama gave to vastly increase the number of charter schools over the past 8 years.
During the failed Clinton campaign of 2016, NPE, NEA, and AFT were on the hot seat for their candidate's staunch support for even more charters.
Now they have launched campaigns against the nomination of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. DeVos supports privatization of schools, and she doesn't much care how she does it. Charter, voucher, private, for-profit charter, non-profit charter--it just doesn't matter--she is on a mission from god, or someone.
NPE, NEA, and AFT, however, have more discriminating tastes when it comes to school privatization. They Schools Matter: Anti-DeVos Sentiment Almost Makes Us Forget Dems' Privatization Efforts: