The Privatization of Public Services Is Always a Money Scam.
By Mark E. Andersen / Daily Kos
On May 9, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos attended a technology conference in Utah. In and of itself, her attendance was not a very remarkable thing. As education secretary, it makes sense that she would be at this event. But then there’s what she said while she was there: yes, she compared school choice to switching cell phone providers.
Under normal circumstances, this would be considered the most out-of-touch thing a member of a presidential administration could say. But these are not normal times. [Read more…]