Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.com
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos wrapped up her two-day trip to New York City, refusing to visit a single public school in the largest public school system in the country.
With over 1,200 schools, the New York public school system would have presented DeVos with an up-close look at the vibrant challenges, and successes, associated with public education in a major American city.
Instead, DeVos, a charter school advocate, stiffed the students, teachers and administrators who are part of the public system.
Instead, she only visited two private, religious schools. There, she offered support — via bizarre comments — for the government funding of religious schools.…