The Women’s March on Washington was supposedly a pro-feminism movement, right? Then why did their Twitter account praise a handful of protesters who prevented the country’s newly-confirmed female Department of Education secretary, Betsy DeVos, from entering a public school in Washington, D.C.? THIS is what resistance looks like! #WhyIResist https://t.co/ekt67HEUUK — Women’s March (@womensmarch) February 10, 2017
A group of protesters stopped the newly-appointed Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from entering a public school in Washington, D.C. One of the protesters was arrested for assault, according to D.C. police. The video of the encounter is below: #ICYMI Exclusive VIDEO from @SweeneyABC: Protesters block education secretary @BetsyDeVos from entering #DC school: https://t.co/mJRMxL3KeC […]
Betsy DeVos, a pro-school choice advocate and philanthropist, has been confirmed by Senate vote to become the next Department of Education secretary to fill President Donald Trump’s cabinet. Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote to confirm DeVos. .@VP Pence breaks tie. U.S. Senate confirms #BetsyDeVos to be Secretary of Education, 51-50. https://t.co/xgthuQB51c #BREAKING […]
The former CNN anchor-turned-education-activist Campbell Brown said that teachers’ unions have pressured Democratic primary candidates from participating in her education reform forum in Iowa.
Looks like more parents want to empower themselves and their children regarding their education choices. Good for them (click to enlarge the image):
Also included are pro-school choice initiatives to help parents and their children find the best schools to get an education.
An interesting op-ed by Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal and South Carolina senator Tim Scott on school choice and reforming America’s struggling education system.
2/13/2017 - The Irony: Women’s March Twitter Praised Protesters for Blocking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from Entering DC School
2/13/2017 - Protesters Stop New Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from Entering DC Public School
2/7/2017 - Betsy DeVos, Despite Opposition from Democrats, Teachers Unions, Confirmed as New Education Secretary
10/8/2015 - Under Union Pressure, Democrats Bail on Education Form with Campbell Brown
5/31/2015 - School Choice on the Rise in the U.S.: An Infographic
2/10/2015 - Bobby Jindal reveals Common Core Repeal Plan
2/9/2015 - Op-Ed by Bobby Jindal and Tim Scott: We Need a New Education System