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The Department of Mis-Education

February 24, 2019 by

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The Government Accountability Office identified some serious problems within the department. ~ Brian Mark Weber   ~   At the end of each school year, children often recite the traditional American proverb, “no more pencils, no more books, no more teachers’ dirty looks.” But how about no more Department of Education? Could there be a more […]

Patriot Post Digest

September 20, 2018 by

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THE FOUNDATION “When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.” —Thomas Paine (1776) Comment | Share IN TODAY’S EDITION Trump has good strategic aims behind his tariff battle with China. Finally, some FBI investigation information will be declassified. Have we learned from the history of the 2008 financial crisis? Betsy […]

Betsy DeVos Urges Americans To Embrace ‘Education Freedom’

February 23, 2018 by

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By Kevin Mooney ~ Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is calling on Americans to embrace a vision of “education freedom” that empowers students and parents with a “multitude of pathways” toward new opportunities. DeVos, speaking during a question-and-answer session Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, said one such pathway would be educational savings accounts to […]

Trump: School Choices ‘Empower Parents’ To Seek Best Future For Children

January 24, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump formally proclaimed this week to be National School Choice Week, and called on lawmakers, parents, and students to explore new education options. “To maintain our global leadership and strengthen our modern economy, America’s education system must prepare students for the unforeseen challenges of the future,” Trump said in […]

Kryptonite For Teachers’ Unions

February 9, 2017 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ The most contentious confirmation of Trump’s cabinet nominees was for the relatively innocuous Secretary of Education. Why? National Review columnist Kevin Williamson suggests it’s because the Democrat Party power is the lowest since the Civil War; because teachers’ unions are its biggest source of funds; and because nominee Betsy DeVos supports […]

DeVos: Great Pick For Education Secretary

December 9, 2016 by

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By Star Parker ~ For those with the least power, the poor, parents are totally locked into failing schools controlled by bureaucrats and unions. If the teachers unions are outraged by Donald Trump’s selection of Betsy DeVos as the new secretary of education, our president-elect must have made a good choice. The two major unions […]