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Photo credit: M. Robinson The news that Betsy DeVos will not divest her financial interest in Neurocore, a Michigan “biofeedback” company, should alarm anyone who cares about the health and safety of our children. Because this is not simply a financial issue; it’s part of a disturbing trend in Ms. DeVos’ involvement and activism in education, and her potential confirmation as Secretary of Education. As reported in the New York Times, DeVos “is a strong supporter of using biofeedback technology to help children and teenagers enhance their performance in school…Ms. DeVos and her husband promote Neurocore heavily on the website for Windquest Group, a family office the couple use to manage some of their many investments.” The only problem with this is that Neurocore’s “product” is not a pedagogical technique, or even a widely accepted medical intervention. In fact, Michigan’s Department of Insurance and Financial Services recently denied a claim for Neurocore’s services: …a randomized,

Source: Betsy DeVos is not just unqualified, she’s dangerous | Eclectablog


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