If public schools are as good as we say, there's no reason to fear school choice: Don Bell

Are we in the public schools really as good as we say we are?

I recently read a news article about the public school union uproar behind the visit of President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to a Florida private school and had to chuckle at the irony of it all.

On one hand protesters helped block DeVos from entering a public school.

And yet when a private school in Florida welcomed Trump and DeVos into their schools, the public school unions quickly criticized them for being "hostile" toward public schools.

Then while DeVos was being forced by protesters, who were most likely influenced by union opinion, in the "backdoor" of a public school, those same unions are accusing the Trump and DeVos of not being transparent by pushing a "backdoor" voucher program for parental school choice.

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