Tennessee’s public schools will share federal CARES funding with private schools, as Secretary of Efucation Betsy DeVos recommends.

DeVos never skips a chance to funnel federal money to non public schools. Tennessee has a Trumper Governor, and together they are harming the state’s public schools.

DeVos has slyly turned the CARES Act funding into the voucher funding that Congress has consistently rejected.

Chalkbeat reports:

The decision means students in the state’s 200-plus private schools could receive more support than they expected from Tennessee’s share, while high-poverty public school districts would get less money.

DeVos instructed districts to distribute CARES money to support students in private schools based on their total enrollments — not just on the number of low-income students they serve.

The interpretation could effectively shift tens of millions of dollars to aid private schools across Tennessee
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This is the DeVos plan for income redistribution.

Stea from the poor and give to the rich.