Thursday, March 2, 2017

House Dems call for the resignation of the head of Betsy DeVos’s anti-public educ. group over gender violence remarks | Eclectablog

House Dems call for the resignation of the head of Betsy DeVos’s anti-public educ. group over gender violence remarks | Eclectablog:
House Dems call for the resignation of the head of Betsy DeVos’s anti-public educ. group over gender violence remarks


Two Michigan House Democrats are calling for the resignation of Gary Naeyaert, the head of Betsy DeVos’s anti-public education group Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) following remarks he made at a Senate Education Committee meeting on Tuesday. During his testimony, Naeyaert expressed frustration over what he perceives as a lack of action by State School Reform Officer Natasha Baker and said he “wanted to shake her, like I like to shake my wife.
Reps. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) and Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) released a statement today calling on Naeyaert to resign for his offensive comments which GLEP dismissively referred to as a “poor choice of words“.
In their statement, Geiss said, “The comment made by Mr. Naeyaert while testifying before the Senate Education Committee is absolutely unacceptable and intolerable. He should take full responsibility for his actions and resign House Dems call for the resignation of the head of Betsy DeVos’s anti-public educ. group over gender violence remarks | Eclectablog:

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