Sen. Cory Booker tried to warn us about the damage Betsy DeVos could do to students’ civil rights


Sen. Cory Booker tried to warn us about the damage Betsy DeVos could do to students’ civil rights

Sen. Cory Booker

When Donald Trump nominated Betsy DeVos as his Secretary of Education, it was immediately clear that her main qualification, in the administration’s view, was her willingness to help them all but destroy the department entirely.
Her lack of readiness for the actual work the job entails was made even more evident during her confirmation hearings, at which she was grilled by Senator Al Franken (D-MN) on her utter dearth of understanding of key topics in the education field, and by Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) about her lack of support for Title IX protections, particularly on the …

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