U.S. Department of Education problems error correction which comprises an error – National


The U.S. Department of Education’s ode to Black History Month on Twitter went askew Sunday.

The division misspelled the identify of African American creator W. E. B. Du Bois, who used to be a co-founder of the NAACP.

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The offending tweet learn: “Education must not simply teach work it must teach life. W.E.B DeBois.”

While errors are made, the dept confounded the mistake when it issued an apology which additionally contained an error.

“Post updated: Our deepest apologizes [sic] for the earlier typo.”


The posting used to be adopted through a corrected model of the “DeBois” tweet.

The division is beneath excessive scrutiny since Betsy DeVos used to be named Secretary of Education, so the mistake stuck the eye of many together with LeVar Burton, Soledad O’Brien, Chelsea Clinton and the NAACP.

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