My 14 year old graduates from 8th grade today – doesn’t that sound so normal?

Will she collect her diploma and shake hands and be good with that? Or will she bounce up onto the stage, give people hugs, shout “Woohoo!” to the crowd?

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Dear Betsy DeVos

Hi Betsy! Can I call you Betsy? I’m calling you Betsy – because we’re going to really get to know each other now that you’re Education Secretary. Who am I? I’m Phoebe, I’m a mom of four living near Seattle. All four of my kids have gone to or are currently in public schools. Me?…

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It’s not just about DeVos

Betsy DeVos – now famous for, well, grizzly attacks on public schools – has become Education Secretary. Barely. With no education background, she is now in charge of our public school system, and all the laws about education. Some of which she finds “confusing”. Let me repeat – the woman in charge of upholding education…

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