BREAKING: Trump’s New Education Secretary Is Completely AGAINST Common Core… - Freedom's Final Stand
News

BREAKING: Trump’s New Education Secretary Is Completely AGAINST Common Core…

Donald Trump’s Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, just DEVASTATED liberals with her approach to common core.

On her website, she posted this answer to a question on whether or not she believed in it:

Q: There’s been a lot of talk about Common Core. Can you provide some straight talk on this topic?

Certainly. I am not a supporter—period.

I do support high standards, strong accountability, and local control. When Governors such as John Engler, Mike Huckabee, and Mike Pence were driving the conversation on voluntary high standards driven by local voices, it all made sense.

Have organizations that I have been a part of supported Common Core? Of course. But that’s not my position. Sometimes it’s not just students who need to do their homework.

However, along the way, it got turned into a federalized boondoggle.

Above all, I believe every child, no matter their zip code or their parents’ jobs, deserves access to a quality education.

Q: What are your thoughts about specific education policies?

I am very excited to get to work and to talk about my thoughts and ideas on making American education great again. The status quo is not acceptable. I am committed to transforming our education system into the best in the world. However, out of respect for the United States Senate, it is most appropriate for me to defer expounding on specifics until they begin their confirmation process.

H/T Truth Division

Comments

comments

Most Popular

Freedom's Final Stand is a 100% independent news-aggregation website. The views expressed herein are the views of the linked author exclusively and not necessarily the views of Freedom's Final Stand or its advertisers. // Aggregated content may contain copyrighted material. Such material is made available for educational purposes only. This constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in Title 17 U.S.C. section 107 of the US Copyright Law. / / Freedom's Final Stand is not affiliated with or endorsed by Donald Trump in any way.

Copyright © 2016 Freedom's Final Stand

To Top