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Tell Your Senators: Confirmation Hearing Proves DeVos Lacks Experience, Knowledge

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Betsy DeVos, President-Elect Trump’s nominee for secretary of education, appeared before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee January 17, 2017.

Will Trump’s pick for secretary of education keep public schools public and maintain education funding? Betsy DeVos wasn’t willing to make any promises when questioned by the ranking Democrat on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee during her confirmation hearing last night.

“Can you commit that you will not work to privatize public schools or cut a single penny for public education?” Washington Senator Patty Murray asked. Read more