'Save our schools:' Groups protest outside Betsy DeVos school visit

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A second banner notes her and other alumni that have earned degrees and professional certificates.

DeVos has used IN as an example of school reform done right. She briefly thanked her parents and the school for their support while she was earning her degree.

Anything less reeks of self-preservation for administrators, not survival of the fittest schools for our kids.

Kansas City Academy Principal Kory Gallagher says Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' visit is an opportunity for the small school to showcase its academic philosophy, which is built on inclusion.

At 21st Century Charter School, 28 of 72 10-grade students passed the English portion - 38.9 percent - while five of 73 passed math - 6.8 percent, according to data from the Indiana Department of Education. They are not the panacea that people make them out to be. "So the schools we visited this week are really approaching the needs of students differently".

In Colorado, DeVos visited a private school known for specializing in educating children with autism.

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She didn't say how the rules would change but said her office would seek feedback from the public and universities on new rules. We are talking this week about rethinking schools because the way that we've done school for over 100 years is essentially the same.

"I think that the important aspect of school choice that we often miss is that the only time that school choice becomes relevant is when every option is viable", she said.

Sec. DeVos reads to Kindergarten students at St. Mary's Catholic School in Lincoln.

Parents and board members also attended the tour. She's visiting schools across the nation that are coming up with new ways to teach and inspire children.

She'll visit Gary 21st Century in northern in as well as Hope Academy in Indianapolis and Eastern Hancock Jr./Sr.

Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan said in a statement that the Trump administration is "once again choosing politics over students, and students will pay the price". Even Republicans on Capitol Hill are generally rejecting most of her budget cuts and her plans to send more public funding to private schools.