Turning schools into hotbeds of infection is in line with Betsy DeVos’s plan to undermine the public school system.
The program influenced thinking about schools on the national level, leading to more restrictive, punitive education.
They want kids back in school to help Trump win in November.
The more people students and staff interact with — and the longer they interact — the greater the risk of COVID spread.
Some of the schools were also awarded millions from a grant that Betsy DeVos created in April.
DeVos reportedly told governors that the health risks of COVID should not deter them from reopening schools.
“Espinoza v. Montana” creates a pathway for religious schools to discriminate against already marginalized students.
Trump suggested other countries’ schools were reopening, ignoring the fact that U.S. infection rates are much higher.
The sale raises questions again about how officials personally benefited from access to non-public information on COVID.
The failed vote comes as a whistleblower alleges that officials killed a loan forgiveness site for being too helpful.