President Donald Trump’s nominees to serve as assistants to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos may have more experience in education than her, but they didn’t seem any more prepared than she did at their Senate confirmation hearing this week.
A “school choice” advocacy group recently put out a report card on voucher programs around the country, but the rankings aren’t based on things like test scores, graduation rates or college prep. Instead, the Center For Education Reform (CER) rated state programs based on how easy it is for students to obtain a voucher.
CER looked at the 14 states plus Washington, D.C., with voucher schemes. It gave out three As, three Bs, seven Cs and two Ds.