Senator Elizabeth Warren today laid out her process for nominating a new Secretary of Education if elected, providing a glimpse into her educational priorities ahead of the first Democratic primary contest next week.
The deciding factor, Warren said, will be the recommendation of a “young trans person” she tasks with interviewing potential nominees.
Warren says that she will have a "young trans person" interview her future Secretary of Education and only hire this future secretary if the young trans person approves.
This in reference to a question about sex education/LGBTQ history in public schools. pic.twitter.com/txyt6OI6FX
— Mary Margaret Olohan (@MaryMargOlohan) January 30, 2020
Warren explained how it will work during a stop at the NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids.
“For my Secretary of Education, the first, it has to be someone who’s taught in a public school,” Warren told the crowd as she raised her right arm for applause. “Hello!
“And part two, because it came from a young trans person who asked about welcoming community, I said it starts with the Secretary of Education, who has a lot to do with where we spend our money, with what gets advanced in our public schools, with what the standards are,” she continued.
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