NAACP Sues U.S. Education Secretary Over COVID-19 School Money
August 6, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has focused the nation's attention on the essential role public schools play in families and communities' lives.
The NAACP said it's also exposed severe racial inequalities that continue to plague the country's education system and disadvantaged students of color.
Rather than addressing those problems, NAACP President Derrick Johnson declared that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos "exploited the pandemic to promote her personal agenda of funneling taxpayer dollars to private schools and taking resources away from the schools and the students who need it most...