A much needed lesson for our Secretary of Education

There is rare consensus in America! Betsy DeVos’ 60 Minutes interview was a disaster. Peter Cunningham, known for his communications and messaging skills about education during Obama’s first term, has some advice for the—likely weary—Secretary of Education.

So Betsy, please do better. Know more. Think about what you are saying. And not saying. And if none of that is doable, move on so someone else can actually do this job well. Students—no matter where they go to school—deserve that.

Erika Sanzi is a mother of three sons and taught in public schools in Massachusetts, California and Rhode Island. She is currently a Fordham senior visiting fellow. Erika blogs about education in Rhode Island and New England at Good School Hunting.

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