Tomorrow in Washington DC, thousands will be marching to protest the nomination of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. DeVos who has absolutely no formal training or experience in education has outraged teachers, education professionals, and parents across the nation with her lack of qualifications for the job as exhibited by her testimony on the hill. She is a billionaire who has been an advocate for charter schools and was part of the group that decimated Detroit’s schools.
Now a group of teachers out of Fairfax, Virginia has planned a march on Washington DC to protest. According to the Huffington Post, one of those teachers, Katie Keler said that
Before this she, ‘never felt fearful for the children in front of me in my classroom every day, being impacted by forces that would be out of my control as a teacher.’