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Tue Feb 28, 2017, 10:59 AM

Ms. DeVos must also think that Poland's Jews in WWII just loved being in the Warsaw ghetto.




Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Following Listening Session with Historically Black College and University Leaders
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
Contact: Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement after meeting with presidents and chancellors of Historically Black Colleges and Universities at the White House:

A key priority for this administration is to help develop opportunities for communities that are often the most underserved. Rather than focus solely on funding, we must be willing to make the tangible, structural reforms that will allow students to reach their full potential.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have done this since their founding. They started from the fact that there were too many students in America who did not have equal access to education. They saw that the system wasn't working, that there was an absence of opportunity, so they took it upon themselves to provide the solution.

HBCUs are real pioneers when it comes to school choice. They are living proof that when more options are provided to students, they are afforded greater access and greater quality. Their success has shown that more options help students flourish.

Their counsel and guidance will be crucial in addressing the current inequities we face in education. I look forward to working with the White House to elevate the role of HBCUs in this administration and to solve the problems we face in education today.


https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/statement-secretary-education-betsy-devos-following-listening-session-historically-black-college-and-university-leaders

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Reply Ms. DeVos must also think that Poland's Jews in WWII just loved being in the Warsaw ghetto. (Original post)
kpete Feb 2017 OP
liberalhistorian Feb 2017 #1
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guillaumeb Feb 2017 #3

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Tue Feb 28, 2017, 11:04 AM

1. Hell, she probably doesn't even know about that.

I wouldn't at all be surprised if that were the case. I'm always shocked at the number of educated people I talk to who know nothing about it, who think that Jews were mostly quite passive lambs going to their slaughter when, in fact, there was quite a lot of courageous, brave resistance. The Warsaw Ghetto uprising is, to me, one of the most courageous, inspiring stories ever, despite its ultimately tragic ending. I'm sure ol' Betsy would find ways to give Christians all the credit, she sure has no problem with historic revisionism in everything else.

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Tue Feb 28, 2017, 11:05 AM

2. The depth of her stupidity is just astounding

Talk about living in a bubble.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Feb 28, 2017, 11:14 AM

3. So are we to infer:

That separate is in fact more than equal?

So those segregated, black only schools were actually an advantage to the poor black students. Who could have imagined.

Did Ms. DeVos send her children to inner city Detroit Public Schools?

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