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Lily Eskelsen Garcia Writes a Letter to Betsy DeVos

25 Feb

Diane Ravitch's blog

Betsy DeVos called Lily Eskelsen Garcia, the president of the National Education Association. She said, let’s talk. Lily wrote her a letter laying out some conditions before talking or meeting.

Read Lily’s letter here.

http://lilysblackboard.org/2017/02/betsy-devos-called-sent-letter/

Here are her conditions:

“It’s important for educators, parents, and communities to know where you stand on some of the most critical work of the federal Department of Education. We must ask you to give us the substantive answers that we did not hear you give to the senators at your hearing on issues critical to our students:

1. Do you agree that all schools receiving public dollars must be held to the same accountability and transparency standards?

2. Will you agree not to privatize funding for Special Education of Title I?

3. Will you stand with educators and protect our most vulnerable students from discrimination, including LGBT students, immigrant students, students of color, girls…

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Posted by on February 25, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

3 responses to “Lily Eskelsen Garcia Writes a Letter to Betsy DeVos

  1. Jon Awbrey

    February 25, 2017 at 08:40

     
    • Jon Awbrey

      February 25, 2017 at 09:40

      I told her — ❝Lily, Don’t Go❢❞

       
      • Lloyd Lofthouse

        February 26, 2017 at 08:46

        But she went anyway and joined in the plot to bring on the apocalypse with the malignant narcissist in the White House and Rasputin-Goebbels Steve Bannon and the rest of their crew of deplorable minions.

        Definition of MINION: a servile dependent, follower, or underling

         

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