Betsy DeVos doesn’t have the experience to be a teacher, principal or superintendent, writes Mike Petrilli. But she is qualified to be U.S. Secretary of Education, a job that involves politics and policy.
“With her decades of involvement in politics, with policymakers, and in the trenches of the parental choice movement, DeVos is an inspired choice for the job,” argues Petrilli.
Particularly under Obama’s education secretaries, the feds did indeed stick their noses into curriculum, teacher evaluation, and the intricacies of serving students with disabilities, as well as who can use which…
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