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The Movers and Shakers in Education React to a Trump Presidency

The Movers and Shakers in Education React to a Trump Presidency

Wondering how others working in education are feeling about a Trump presidency? Here a few ways the movers and shakers of education have expressed themselves via their social media channels.

Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan

Former Education Secretary for the majority of the Obama administration, Arne Duncan, offers words of kindness to peers unhappy with the results:

Education Policy Expert Frederick Hess

Policy expert Frederick Hess, who had formerly referred to Trump as an education policy “wild card” talks about some current education hot topics that might lose the spotlight now:

Journalist and The 74 Co-Founder Campbell Brown

Campbell Brown, former TV journalist and current education reformer made her opinion known through her retweets. Here are some:

’Grit’ Creator Angela Duckworth

Author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance and founder/scientific director of The Character Lab retweeted some true words of perseverance for those unhappy with the outcome:

Education Activist, Blogger Diane Ravitch

Diane Ravitch is not one to hold back on her commentary, and today she admits to being in a state of shock.

Potential Future Secretary of Education Ben Carson

One of Trump’s potential Cabinet picks, Ben Carson, expressed his support.

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