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November 23, 2016

November 23, 2016 | News Releases on

Heritage on Nomination of Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary

On the announcement from President-elect Donald Trump that Betsy DeVos will be nominated for Secretary of the Department of Education, Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint released the following:

"Betsy DeVos has been a staunch supporter of more education choices for students and parents, and the school choice movement will have a champion in the Education Department.

The next Secretary should re-evaluate existing federal education programs, work to downsize the agency, promote where appropriate efforts for more choice, and give states more flexibility with existing federal funds to better serve students."

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