Podcast — December 5, 2016 at 7:31 am

Trump’s pick for Sec. of Education Betsy DeVos UNVEILED & REVEALED with special guest Prof. Mitchell Robinson


The show notes for Episode 9 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2016/12/trumps-pick-for-sec-of-education-betsy-devos-unveiled-revealed-with-special-guest-prof-mitchell-robinson.html

DeVos family responsible for HALF of campaign contributions to Michigan House Republicans in last quarter of 2015

Rachel Tabachnick: The Right’s “School Choice” Scheme.

Betsy DeVos could ‘destroy’ public schools with vouchers, Michigan educators worry.

Andy Kroll | Mother Jones: Meet the New Kochs: The DeVos Clan’s Plan to Defund the Left.

Dick DeVos’s “stealth” speech (transcript HERE):

Edushyster: The Long Game of Betsy DeVos.

Patheous: Secretary of Education Pick Betsy DeVos May Be a Disaster for Church/State Separation.

Americans United: Michigan Multi-Millionaire Betsy DeVos Is A Four-Star General In A Deceptive Behind-The-Scenes War On Public Schools And Church-State Separation.

Fix the Mitten: Do Cornerstone’s Religious & Charter Schools Have a Separate Existence?

Eclectablog: Conservative religious group attempting to open Michigan charter schools in Brighton & Warren using our taxes.

Metro Times | Curt Guyette: After six years and four state-appointed managers, Detroit Public Schools’ debt has grown even deeper.

Eclectablog: Secret school reform group works to design a for-profit school model with Governor Snyder’s blessing.

Mother Jones: Trump’s Billionaire Education Secretary Has Been Trying to Gut Public Schools for Years.

43% of homes tested still have lead in the water.

Intro and Outro music: Zoolookologie by Jean-Michel Jarre from the album Zoolook.

The Sit and Spin Room logo by Anne C. Savage.