The bad news is the Trump budget. The good news is that most think even the Republican Congress won’t buy it all. Let’s hope not. Consider education, where Education Secretary Betsy DeVos hopes to do to the country what she did for Michigan, devastate real public schools in the name of the false allure of “choice.”
Diane Ravitch writes in detail in the New York Review of Books about the DeVos strategy to wreck federal programs that pour money into programs to help poor kids and transfer it into the pockets of parents to cart to schools of their choice — private, charter or whatever.