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In the aftermath of the American Civil War, black Americans found themselves unable to attend colleges and universities because they simply were not allowed entrance into them. In response, they were forced to form their own institutions of higher education. These institutions are now referred to as Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs). Today, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued this statement, attempting to justify her anti-public education efforts – euphemistically dubbed “school choice” – by declaring HBCUs the “real pioneers when it comes to school choice”: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement after meeting with presidents and chancellors of Historically Black Colleges and Universities at the White House: A key priority for this administration is to help develop opportunities for communities that are often the most underserved. Rather than focus solely on funding, we must be willing to make the tangible, structural reforms that

Source: Betsy DeVos declares Historically Black Colleges & Universities the “real pioneers when it comes to school choice” | Eclectablog

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