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Betsy DeVos is forming a committee to study why kids keep getting shot in US schools

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  • The stated goal of “hardening our school” is so dystopic that it sounds like it’s from some dark sci-fi novel. But no, it’s government policy. So much for Morning in America. If they’re going to actually make this committee useful, please include more experts than people who work for the NRA and gun

    The stated goal of “hardening our school” is so dystopic that it sounds like it’s from some dark sci-fi novel. But no, it’s government policy. So much for Morning in America. If they’re going to actually make this committee useful, please include more experts than people who work for the NRA and gun manufacturers. Include people who aggressive disagree with those types. Have a real exchange of ideas. And then make it snappy - there’s no time to waste.

  • It’s hard to imagine where this will go, if anywhere. Just watched a profile of her on 60 Minutes. Stunning how little she seems to know about public education. Bizarre really, it’s a year later. Even if you knew nothing in the beginning, shouldn’t you know something now?

  • “Hardening our schools”, — wonder if Betsey ever listened to or read anything Arnie Duncan wrote —suspect if she had, she might have applied for a different cabinet post or an Ambassadorship —her 60 Minutes interview gets a bold F. WTF

  • They really really do think that giving guns to teachers is part of the solution.

  • atletic