Amid all these cuts, there is one area that would see a boost in Trump’s budget: school choice. “In the White House’s spending proposal, hundreds of millions of the dollars would go toward charter-school and voucher initiatives, while another $1 billion in grants would encourage states to adopt school-choice policies,” Alia Wong wrote for The Atlantic on Tuesday. 

Indeed, DeVos—a former lobbyist for such initiatives—told an audience on Monday night that opponents of school-choice programs are “flat-earthers” who have “chilled creativity.”

This is despite the fact that, as American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten noted Tuesday, “the most recent studies, including one on the D.C. voucher program by DeVos’ own Education Department, show that vouchers hurt kids.”

In a statement, Weingarten highlighted more “hypocrisy” embedded in the budget proposal:

Bottom line, said National Education Association president Lily Eskelsen García, “This budget once again illustrates why the American people have no confidence in Donald Trump or Betsy DeVos when it comes to education. They just don’t get it. The priorities President Trump outlined in his budget are reckless and wrong for students and working families. If enacted, the Trump budget will crush the dreams of students, deprive millions of opportunities, and make it harder for students to access higher education.”

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