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What The Hillsdale College Connection Reveals About Donald Trump's Extremist Education Agenda

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Anyone who strives for a clear-eyed view of the Trump administration’s education agenda will find there is no evidence – zero – of anything other than the most extreme policy agenda for the nation’s public schools.' Politico reports: DeVos is a “billionaire philanthropist” who “once compared her work in education reform to a biblical battleground where she wants to ‘advance God’s Kingdom. She promotes education policies as avenues to “greater Kingdom gain and laments that public schools have ‘displaced’ the Church as the center of communities, and refers to their efforts to advance private, religious schools as a “‘Shephelah,’ an area where battles  were fought in the Old Testament.' ”No one. not a single source, anticipated Trump would look for education expertise in the deep, dark well -- the extremist, rightwing evangelical community  to be the nation’s next Secretary of Education'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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