Sec. of Education Betsy DeVos struggles to answer fairly basic questions on school performance on 60 Minutes pic.twitter.com/lFVq3USwUW— Axios (@axios) March 12, 2018
She couldn’t say whether the number of false accusations of sexual assault on school campuses is lower than the number of actual rapes or assaults.
Arming teachers “should be an option” for states and communities, she said, even though she couldn’t “ever imagine” her first-grade teacher, Mrs. Zorhoff, having a gun.
“We have invested billions and billions and billions of dollars from the federal level, and we have seen zero results,” she said — a statement Stahl challenged.
“I hesitate to talk about all schools in general because schools are made up of individual students attending them.”
In reference to the #MeToo movement, she said she experienced some moments decades ago that “today would just be viewed as unacceptable.”