“There is no question that alternatives to the traditional school district model are destructive of the traditional school district model,” wrote Russ Whitehurst, the author of the report.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday accused her predecessor of wasting billions of dollars trying to fix traditional public schools and said that school choice was the way to reform the system.
Asked whether school choice options can also fail, DeVos said, “I am not sure that we can deteriorate a whole lot.”
“I would argue that these alternatives are constructive, not destructive for students, parents and teachers,” she said.
DeVos compared school choice to ride-sharing companies such as Uber or Lyft that provide consumers with alternatives to traditional transportation such as taxis and are often faster and cheaper.
If these people pull the plug on the Trump Organization, it would go down pretty quickly.”
McCallion told USA Today that he spent years looking into the Trump Organization and its business relationships, especially with Russians.
The White House referred USA Today to the Trump Organization, which said that it “never entered into a single transaction with any of these individuals and the condominium units were all owned and sold by third parties — not Trump.”
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DeVos says her predecessor wasted money on school reform
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