|When all those billions and a cabinet seat can't stop you from being stupid.|
Yes, Betsy DeVos has decided to praise all-black colleges as being innovators in school choice.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have done this since their founding. They started from the fact that there were too many students in America who did not have equal access to education. They saw that the system wasn’t working, that there was an absence of opportunity, so they took it upon themselves to provide the solution.
HBCUs are real pioneers when it comes to school choice. They are living proof that when more options are provided to students, they are afforded greater access and greater quality. Their success has shown that more options help students flourish.That's right, Betsy. Blacks institute colleges for themselves because whites wouldn't let them into white-only colleges. Innovation and school choice!
It's going to be a long four years.