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Education Secretary Rips Parents Who Think 'They Know What's Right For Kids'

  • US Education Secretary Miguel Cardona is calling out parents he says are “misbehaving in public” and then “acting like they know what’s right for kids,” stating that he doesn’t respect their actions.
  • Cardona made the comments in an interview on the state of education in the U.S., including the recent Supreme Court decisions on race-based admissions and President Biden’s attempts to relieve student debt.
  • During the sitdown, Cardona was asked to expand on prior comments that public education was “under attack.”
  • “There was civility. We could disagree. We could have healthy conversations around what’s best for kids,” he said. “I respect differences of opinion. I don’t have too much respect for people that are misbehaving in public and then acting as if they know what’s right for kids.”
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