“For someone to come and speak at my commencement that cannot relate to me or know what I have been through is kind of like a slap in the face.”
Our collective choice will have significant consequences for our children and the future of this country.
“Moving forward, we will not continue to use the Let Girls Learn brand or maintain a stand-alone program.”
Students of higher education are joining together to stand up against U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and President Donald Trump.
Nothing less than a student debt jubilee will do.
Schools in low-income communities in many states don’t have the resources to give students access to opportunities that are available in wealthier areas.
The American education system is “a system of social control.”
Narrowly confirmed after Vice President Mike Pence broke a 50-50 tie in the Senate, DeVos is the first cabinet-level official to receive protection from the marshals service since 2009.
Betsy DeVos is the face of corporate reform, displaying in stark, unlovely form the processes that have been eating away at public education since the beginning of this century.
After years of retreat, it’s time for a different tactic in the war on education.