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Ayanna Pressley Tweets At Betsy DeVos: ‘I Wouldn't Trust You to Care For a House Plant Let Alone My Child'

30 days ago   |   By Mediaite

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Rep. Ayanna Pressley had harsh words for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos ‘s push to reopen schools this fall, tweeting that she wouldn't trust DeVos to care for a house plant, let alone a child.
Schools across America closed earlier this year in the middle of the spring semester due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
The switch to online learning was a challenge, especially for families who cannot afford reliable internet connections and updated computers, and concerns have been raised about the effects on children's emotional and mental health...
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‘You Can't Do That': Betsy DeVos Whiffs When Confronted on Trump Admin's Threat to Defund Schools

‘You Can't Do That': Betsy DeVos Whiffs When Confronted on Trump Admin's Threat to Defund Schools

1 month ago   |   By Mediaite

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos squirmed during her Sunday morning media tour when asked about the Trump administration's threat to yank funding from schools that don't fully reopen amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
In an interview with CNN's Dana Bash that went on for more than 20 minutes, DeVos couldn't guarantee people wouldn't get sick from reopening schools, nor could she articulate a comprehensive plan to facilitate a reopening according to CDC guidelines. Toward the end of the showdown, Bash switched gears to ask DeVos about how she and Trump both suggested that federal funds...
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