Betsy DeVos Is Visiting A Public School This Week With One Of Her Famous Foes

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When President Donald Trump first nominated Betsy DeVos for U.S. secretary of education in November, labor leader Randi Weingarten did not mince words.

“The president-elect, in his selection of Betsy DeVos, has chosen the most ideological, anti-public education nominee put forward since President Carter created a Cabinet-level Department of Education,” stated Weingarten, who is president of the American Federation of Teachers, the nation’s second-largest teachers union.

Teaching College Through a Prison Telephone

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By Christopher Zoukis

Over the past two weeks, I have had the privilege of guest lecturing to a class of students at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. While teaching a class is nothing out of the ordinary — after all, this is a college — what is unusual is that my participation has been via a prison telephone.