Betsy DeVos: the billionaire Republican destroying public education

“We’ve had plenty of Republican as well as Democratic secretaries of education but none of them, even those who believed in alternatives to public education, actually tried to eviscerate public education,” said Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers. “Here is someone who in her first budget tried to eliminate every single summer school programme, every single after-school programme, and who has done everything in her power to try to make it harder for us to strengthen public [sector] schools.”

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/dec/27/betsy-devos-trump-republicans-education-secretary

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