Betsy Devos is destroying our nation’s public schools.
Mercedes Schneider summarizes here the story of vouchers in Louisiana, which are now widely recognized as a train wreck.
New Orleans’ public radio station WWNO broadcast a detailed account of this policy failure, which steers students to D and F rated schools. State Superintendent John White, one of the voucher program’s most ardent advocates, refused to be interviewed for the program.
”Multiple local news outlets were involved in the investigation:
‘The Cost of Choice’ is the result of a reporting collaboration between NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, WVUE Fox 8 News, WWNO and Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting.”
When the program was launched in 2012, Then-Governor Bobby Jindal “beamed with pride” and voucher proponent Betsy DeVos lauded the new vouchers, and the cheerleaders said they
“would free countless lower-income children from the worst public schools by allowing them to use state tax dollars in the form of vouchers…
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