The Matthew Filipowicz Show, December 7, 2016: Lisa Graves from the Center for Media and Democracy discusses Donald Trump's frightening choice to head the Department of Education, Betsy DeVos, as well as a disturbing Trump climate change memo.
Billionaire Betsy DeVos, a major GOP funder and party activist from Michigan, has been tapped by Donald Trump to become the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education next year.
Despite warnings of fraud, the U.S. Department of Education makes a new gift of nearly a quarter-billion dollars to charter schools.
U.S. Department of Education continues to bankroll charter schools nationwide with taxpayer dollars.
The Independent Women's Forum and Independent Women's Voice are not-so independent according to a new investigation by CMD ... about how they sell right-wing policies and candidates under the guise of neutrality.
The Education Department touted its "Commitment to Transparency," discussing 430 closed charters and 699 prospective ones, but when CMD asked about them, the agency said it had no records....
It's "National Charter School Week" but it's no week to celebrate given the billions spent and hundreds of millions squandered on fraud and waste by charter school operators.
CMD looks into what the KIPP Foundation charter school network and its allies at the U.S. Department of Education want to keep the American people from seeing.
A new review of documents shows close relationships between the agency charged with administering public education and the growing charter school industry in Colorado.
"Hedge funds are always looking for ways to turn a small amount of capital into a large amount of capital."