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How Trump Politicized Schools Reopening, Regardless of Safety

Diane Ravitch The New York Review of Books
If the Trump administration is willing to spend trillions to bail out corporations, banks, and airlines, why is it not willing to put up the $400-500 billion necessary to ensure the safety of our nation’s schools, children, and educators?

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Could Betsy DeVos Cost Trump the Election?

Jennifer C. Berkshire The New Republic
In the three years since Trump turned Michigan red, education has emerged as a potent political issue in the state, thanks to a steady stream of grim studies and embarrassing news stories.

Student Loans | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj

With Americans' student debt now over $1.5 trillion, private financial companies have benefited from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' hands-off regulation that has made it easy for students to become trapped in debt

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