Wednesday, January 18, 2017

DeVos Hearings and IDEA - Three Clips

When someone says they will be "sensitive" to the needs of people with disabilities, I get nervous. Being sensitive is like "awareness" campaigns. It doesn't do anything.

One: Hassan and DeVos on vouchers and special ed.

Hassan - It's not just ideas, but how they work in practice.


Two: Kaine and DeVos (DeVos - Leave it up to the states)



Three: Hassan and Devos part II

Hassan: What about warehousing?
DeVos: I'll be sensitive to special needs students.
Hassan: No, it's about enforcing the law not sensitivity.


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