'Shocking' DeVos stance on discrimination
from eSchool News
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos avoided a direct answer regarding the issue of private schools that discriminate against students while those schools receive federal dollars for school choice programs. President Donald Trump's budget proposal includes deep cuts to education but funds a new push for school choice. The budget includes more money for charter schools and proposes a $250 million program to promote school vouchers. When pressed by representatives at a House appropriations subcommittee hearing on the budget, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos declined to say if, when or how the federal government would step in to make sure that private schools receiving public dollars would not discriminate against students.
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