Fox News host Tucker Carlson obsessed over Jill Biden’s doctorate in education for the third night in a row on Wednesday, this time devoting roughly ten minutes to mocking her dissertation while claiming the incoming first lady is “borderline illiterate.”
In case you missed it, a Wall Street Journal writer took issue with Mrs. Biden—whom he addressed as “kiddo”—using the title “Dr.” in front of her name, saying it “sounds and feels fraudulent, not to say a touch comic” because it was just in education and not in medicine.
The article sparked immediate outrage, with critics accusing the
A coalition of 40 national Latino groups has released a letter endorsing Lily Eskelsen Garcia, the former president of the National Education Association (NEA), to be nominated for secretary of education by President-elect Joe Biden.
In the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) letter obtained by Newsweek, the groups—which include the Hispanic Federation, UnidosUS, and Mi Familia Vota—among others, said her experience as a teacher and president of the largest union in the nation, as well as her history of promoting equity and civil rights, and her championing of immigrant students, make her the right pick for the cabinet position.
The National Treasury wants Limpopo to cut R4.5-billion from its provincial budget.
The cuts are being proposed to the education budget and the health budget at R2-billion and R2.5-billion respectively.
“We explained that if they just take R2-billion from the department, we won’t be able to pay our salaries and we will not be able to [continue] meeting Covid-19 regulations in terms of safety and health,” said Polly Boshielo, the education MEC in the province.
Furthermore, she said the department would be compelled