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Commentary: DeVos shows us what vouchers are

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Commentary: DeVos shows us what vouchers are

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos just rendered a valuable public service. She lifted the curtain on school vouchers and made clear exactly what this system of using taxpayer funds to pay for private and religious schools is. It’s a way for some parents, particularly bigots, to get taxpayers to […]

Commentary: Pence, DeVos and alternate realities

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Commentary: Pence, DeVos and alternate realities

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Billionaire Betsy DeVos, the new U.S. secretary of education, just gave Vice President Mike Pence his Gloria Swanson/“Sunset Boulevard” moment: “America, I’m ready for my close-up.” Pence, a former governor and congressman from Indiana, cast the deciding vote in the U.S. Senate to confirm DeVos. Pence’s vote was the […]