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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"