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General News    H3'ed 2/28/17

Betsy DeVos praises segregated Jim Crow education system.

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'Insane Betsy DeVos Press Release Celebrates Jim Crow Education System as Pioneer of 'School Choice.''  'Social media lit up late Monday with supporters of black colleges noting that the institutions were founded because black students had, in many respects, no choice. They could not enroll at predominantly white institutions in the South, even public institutions in their own states. Further, as states created public historically black colleges, they did so to meet 'separate but equal' requirements, and never took the equal part of that statement seriously. Public black colleges were created with a fraction of the budgets, programs and facilities of their predominantly white counterparts. While many students did thrive at these institutions, educators there constantly decried the lack of resources (and many maintain that continues to this day).'Betsy is clueless!

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