I briefly toyed with the idea of collecting all the articles that explain how awful Betsy DeVos will be as Secretary of Education, but it just made my computer sad, so I just picked a couple and selected some other pieces to help us all remember that there are other things to pay attention to.
Higher Education in Pennsylvania 101
William Boggs in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette explains what some legislators don't seem to understand about higher educationm
A Story That No One Will Print
Maybe this is moot now, but still worth a read. John Merrow reprints the story about She Who Will Not Be Named that nobody wanted to run. A reminder of just how awful she was.
The Data Delusion
Okay, this actually takes us back to 2013. But it's a good read about the ways in which education "data" leads us to believe things that just aren't so.
Polls Convinced Me That Hillary Clinton Wouldn't Lose: As An Education Researcher The Result Was a Wake-Up Call
The mishandling of election data leads this education data guru to reconsider the meaning of educational data
End School Privatization
Jamaal Bowman with a short, clear call for the end of school privatization
Michigan House's Detroit School Bills Are Pure Garbage
Stephen Henderson has some passionate and reality-based reactions to the Michigan legislature's latest move to screw over the schools of Detroit. Remember-- if you want to see the future of education under DeVos, just look at Michigan.
What We Can Learn About Betsy DeVos from Her Husband's Charter School
MarkWeber (Jersey Jazzman) takes a look at Mr. DevOs's little side project.
Bad News Betsy
Emily Talmadge with another angle of the bad news about DeVos's selection
Heavens to Betsy
Finally, Russ Walsh includes a variety of links and recommendations so that if you do want to read even more, you can. But you could also do something about this terrible idea.