This is the nominee to be our new Secretary of Education, don’t worry it gets worse. Her confirmation hearings started this past week and boy-oh-boy what a trip.
- She suggested that schools should have guns in case of grizzlies
- She was unfamiliar with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act [IDEA], which requires free and appropriate education for students with disabilities [video]
- She was clueless about the education policy debate about evaluating students on growth or proficiency
- She refused to say she would hold private and charter school [who receive federal funding] ‘equally accountable’ [video]
- She refused to say she would protect students from fraudulent for profit universities [like Trump University] by enforcing gainful employment regulations