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The Argument for DeVos


Of all the cabinet nominations following the presidential election of Donald J. Trump, his choice for the 11th Secretary of Education was met with the most backlash. 682 more words

Vouchers, and Growth Scores, and Bears, Oh My!

Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s designated nominee for Secretary of Education, appeared before the Senate committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions late Tuesday afternoon.  Before I comment further, here is an obligatory picture of a grizzly bear: 2,628 more words


Success Academy's First State Audit: Let the Pouting Begin

On December 19, 2016, New York Deputy Comptroller Marjorie Landa released this financial audit of Eva Moskowitz’s Success Academy charter schools.

In March 2014, Moskowitz sued to prevent then-Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli from auditing her schools, and a Manhattan judge ruled in her favor. 968 more words


Donald Trump's Cabinet: White Males Abound.

In 2017, America will have a white male president and a white male vice president.

To date, President-elect Donald Trump has selected five members of his cabinet, … 601 more words

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Afternoon Bulletin: Trump's Top Teacher, Paper Helmets and More

Thanks, but no thanks. Success Academy’s Eva Moskowitz said Thursday that she’s not interested in being Donald Trump’s Secretary of Education after meeting with the president-elect earlier in the week. 349 more words

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US Secretary of Ed: Moskowitz is Out, and Rhee is "a Long Shot."

According to Politico on November 17, 2016, the running for US secretary of education includes the following:

Indiana Rep. Luke Messer, whose advisor (Rob Goad) Trump hired… 1,139 more words

Elections 2016

Charter School Queen Eva Moskowitz Says She Won't Be Donald Trump's Education Secretary

Eva Moskowitz, the polarizing founder of the Success Academy charter school chain, told reporters today she would “not be entertaining” a rumored role as secretary of the Department of Education… 285 more words

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