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Sec. of Education Betsy DeVos struggles to answer fairly basic questions on school performance on 60 Minutes pic.twitter.com/lFVq3US…
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I thought that Betsy DeVos interview was an episode of Drunk History but turns out she’s the Secretary of Education
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Here’s what we shared with @60Minutes, which of course they didn’t show you: Michigan, like much of the nation, isn’t doing well enough to prepare students. Scores are stagnant. Students need more options, and we must rethink our approach to education. pic.twitter.com/GJ0kdI2…
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Also missing from @60Minutes: students at charter schools in Detroit are doing 2x better than their peers. The reforms are helping, but there’s so much more to do. We must help all students be better prepared for strong futures. michiganradio.org/post/…pic.twitter.com/xoiegl2…
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Watch Lesley Stahl rip Betsy DeVos to shreds. #FireDeVos pic.twitter.com/rp3WZ0h…
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Just watched the whole @60Minutes piece on Betsy DeVos. Pretty rough. @LesleyRStahl seemed to know more about the nation’s public schools than the education secretary.
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MAGA people are rushing to defend Betsy DeVos, who was ambushed by unfair gotcha questions like “Have you ever been in a cafeteria” and “What do you think schools do”
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Betsy DeVos struggling hard on 60 Minutes pic.twitter.com/2iI52WR…
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White House officials alarmed at Betsy DeVos’ ’60 Minutes … – CNN.com

https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/12/politics/white-house-officials…devos/index.html

11 hours ago – (CNN) White House officials were alarmed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos‘ struggle to answer basic questions about the nation’s schools and failure to defend the administration’s newly proposed school safety measures during a tour of television interviews Sunday and Monday, according to two …

Betsy DeVos’ trainwreck interview on ’60 Minutes’ – CNNPolitics

https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/12/politics/besty-devos-interview…/index.html

19 hours ago – Washington (CNN)An interview with “60 Minutes” probably made a lot of sense when Education Secretary Betsy DeVos agreed to it. DeVos has a brand problem — she is greeted by protesters almost everywhere she goes and is widely cast as an out-of-touch plutocrat. … (I’ve excerpted whole …

Why it was so easy for ’60 Minutes’ to rebut Betsy DeVos’s charter …

https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/why-it-was-so-easy-for-60-minutes-to-rebut-betsy-d…

21 hours ago – Betsy DeVos was picked to run the Education Department largely to continue the work she had embraced through her philanthropic work: advocating an expansion of charter schools. Hers was the most controversial Cabinet nomination by President Trump, requiring Vice President Pence to cast a …

Betsy DeVos pushes back against criticism over “60 Minutes” interview …

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/betsy-devos-60-minutes-interview-criticism/

13 hours ago – DeVos appeared on “60 Minutes” Sunday night and was unable to answer questions about schools in her own state.

Betsy DeVos – Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betsy_DeVos

Elisabeth Dee DeVos is an American businesswoman, philanthropist and government official serving as the 11th and current United States Secretary of Education since 2017. DeVos is a Republican known for her support for school choice, school voucher programs, and charter schools. She was Republican National …

Betsy DeVos can’t answer basic questions on sexual assault, school …

https://www.vox.com/policy-and…/3/…/betsy-devos-60-minutes-gun-control-today

22 hours ago – Last January, DeVos struggled with some basic questions in her Senate confirmation hearing, and she has kept a relatively low media profile ever since. Now she’s giving more interviews as the Trump administration rolls out its new school safety plan — and she’s still hesitant to give specific answers.

Lieu mocks DeVos: She wasn’t asked the ‘airspeed velocity of an …

thehill.com/…/377928-ted-lieu-mocks-devos-she-wasnt-asked-the-airspeed-velocity-o…

21 hours ago – Betsy DeVos wasn’t asked what is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow. She was asked basic questions about education and had trouble answering them. Also, saying that we shouldn’t invest in school buildings is stupid. Dilapidated & unsafe buildings affect learning. https://t.co/4FQVHYVn73.

Betsy DeVos Wants to Use America’s Schools to Build “God’s Kingdom …

https://www.motherjones.com/…/betsy-devos-christian-schools-vouchers-charter-educati…

But Lanting, a tall, 75-year-old businessman, investor, and local philanthropist, is quick to wave off the notion that DeVos has it in for traditional public schools. “Betsy is not against public schools,” he says. “She does believe that teachers in charter and private schools are much more likely to lead the way toward better …

A sobering look at what Betsy DeVos did to education in Michigan …

https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/a-sobering-look-at-what-betsy-devos-did-to-educati…

The people who best know the education advocacy work of Betsy DeVos, the billionaire tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to be his education secretary, are in Michigan, where she has been involved in reform for decades. DeVos is a former Republican Party chairwoman in Michigan and chair of the …

Betsy DeVos, the (Relatively Mainstream) Reformer: A long record …

educationnext.org/betsy-devos-relatively-mainstream-reformer-education-secretary/

A privatization extremist. A religious zealot. A culture warrior. Our new Secretary of Education, BetsyDeVos, was painted as any or all of these things in the fevered weeks between the 2016 presidential election and her confirmation hearing. In the days following that hearing, tens of thousands of people flooded the lines of …