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Your Call: Public Education in the DeVos & Trump era

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US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

What will the next four years look like for public education? Betsy DeVos, the new Secretary of Education, has spent years successfully working to privatize education in Michigan, and Donald Trump's budget calls for $9 billion in cuts to the Department of Education.

How are local schools preparing for what could be drastic changes? We’ll speak with Bay Area educators about how they and their students are responding.  Join the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, you.

Guests:

Susan Solomon, executive vice president of United Educators of San Francisco

Chela Delgado, teacher at Coliseum College Prep Academy in East Oakland

Eric Guthertz, principal at Mission High School in San Francisco

Web Resources:

United Educators of San Francisco

Teachers 4 Social Justice

Trump Budget Proposal Would Boost School Choice

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.