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Wed May 24, 2017, 03:49 PM

Betsy DeVos would not agree to bar discrimination by private schools that get federal money.

http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-essential-education-updates-southern-more-than-100-days-into-this-1495643939-htmlstory.html

Rep. Katherine Clark (D-Mass.) asked DeVos about a Christian school in Indiana that gets state dollars through a voucher program but explicitly states that gay students may be denied admission. “If Indiana applies for funding, will you stand up and say that this school is open to all students?” Clark asked.

DeVos said states make the rules.

“That’s a no,” Clark said. Then she asked what if a school doesn’t accept black students.

“Our [civil rights] and Title IX protections are broadly protective, but when our parents make choices,” DeVos started.

“This isn’t about parents making choices,” Clark interrupted. “This is about the use of federal dollars.”

After a few more rounds like this, DeVos said that her “bottom line” is that “we believe that parents are best equipped to make decisions for their schooling.”

Clark said she was shocked by this response.

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Reply Betsy DeVos would not agree to bar discrimination by private schools that get federal money. (Original post)
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Response to Cattledog (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 03:55 PM

1. Nobody should be shocked by Betsy's response

That is who she is and what she believes. She is extremely wealthy, ignorant, hateful, and now very dangerous.

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Response to Freethinker65 (Reply #1)

Wed May 24, 2017, 04:36 PM

2. This. Thank you.

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Response to Cattledog (Original post)

Wed May 24, 2017, 06:23 PM

3. DeVos needs to go with the rest of them. She is a complete disaster.

Woefully unqualified and evil to the core.

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