Analysis | Who Was — And Wasn’t — Invited To Betsy DeVos’s Education Roundtable
Analysis | Who was — and wasn’t — invited to Betsy DeVos’s education roundtable
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in May 2017 (Alex Wong/Getty Images)An office manager was invited. So were politicians, ministers and school administrators. But it’s more interesting who wasn’t invited to the education roundtable that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos attended in Tallahassee on Wednesday with the Baptist minister who convened the event.
The event was convened by the Rev. R.B. Holmes, leader of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in the Florida capital and a prominent advocate of school choice in the state. DeVos is a longtime proponent of school choice too, saying once that traditional public education in …