Category Archives: Secretary Betsy DeVos

Editor’s note: Charters shine on national report

Betsy DeVos, the U.S. education secretary, is no doubt thrilled with a new report showcasing the best public high schools in the country. Michigan’s top 3 schools are charters: Wellspring Preparatory, Arbor Preparatory and Black River Public School.

Source: Editor’s note: Charters shine on national report

Charter school cancels recess due to bear seen in the area – US Education Secretary was right after all in citing this safety issue during her Senate hearing

The Sabis International Charter School, in Springfield, Massachusetts, has canceled recess because of a bear that was seen in the area.

Source: Sabis school cancels recess due to bear seen in the area – Western Mass News – WGGB/WSHM

Pro-charter school Democrats are under fire from union-backed Democrats as 2018 fights emerge

LOS ANGELES — It’s rare that Democrats are cast as puppets of the Trump administration. But on the issue of education, many Democrats who have long supported school choice are newly on the defensive within their party, forced to distance themselves from President Donald Trump and his education secretary, Betsy DeVos.

Teachers unions and others are attacking charter supporters in California, New York and New Jersey for doing the administration’s ‘dirty work.’

Source: Democrats link party rivals to DeVos as 2018 fights emerge – POLITICO

Power, Policy and Prayer: My Eye-Opening Phone Call With Betsy DeVos

By Marilyn Anderson Rhames

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog expressing my exasperation with my children’s public school education and my attraction to school vouchers. To my

Source: Power, Policy and Prayer: My Eye-Opening Phone Call With Betsy DeVos