Do you know Hope Brown? How about Betsy Devos? One is a public high school teacher from Kentucky. The other-Ms Devos-is the secretary of education.
Hope Brown appears on the front of TIME magazine this week. Under her picture it says "I have a master's degree, 16 years of experience, work two extra jobs and donate blood plasma to pay my bills." Betsy Devos is a billionaire who has barely two years on the job.
And here we have a very clear picture of the state of culture in the United States today. It is obvious what the Trump administration's priorities are. Unfortunately many fine professional educators and their students are suffering for his arrogance and ignorance.
Let's change things in November.