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Unions bankrolling DeVos opposition

 

Three of the groups, the challenge of the reform agenda of the President, Donald Trump and his education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos received more than $2.6 million from teachers unions and their allies, according to Federal labor filings.

DeVos, a pioneer in the school choice and charter school movements in the last two decades, has received vocal opposition from Democrats and some of the country’s most powerful labor unions. The National Education Association, American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO, which serves as an umbrella organization for dozens of unions, including the AFT, have all called on the Senate to reject the nomination.

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You also have millions of dollars pumped in think tanks and activist groups, have supplied the Democrats with intellectual ammunition against you.

DeVos, the head of the American Federation for children, has put to the test from a number of liberal groups and the media, together with the trade unions. The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) and the Center for American Progress (CAP) have announced any published reports critical to charter schools, since the President-elect, Donald Trump, the nomination in November.

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