Trump’s private school visit today is ‘highly symbolic’ - POLITICO
TRUMP’S PRIVATE SCHOOL VISIT IS ‘HIGHLY SYMBOLIC’: If President Donald Trump’s selection of “school choice” champion Betsy DeVos for Education secretary didn’t send a strong signal about what he plans for the nation’s schools, his visit today to St. Andrew Catholic School in Orlando, Fla., “should make it crystal clear,” said Jack Schneider, an education historian at the College of the Holy Cross. Trump plans to attend a "listening session on school choice” at the school this afternoon. Florida has one of the largest tax credit scholarship programs in the nation, so picking a private school in the state as his first stop is “highly symbolic,” Schneider said.
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