6 things college students need to know about Betsy DeVos, Trump’s pick for Education Secretary

January 18, 2017

By Susannah Hutcheson at USA Today

The confirmation hearing for President-elect Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, began. The Republican from Michigan is a vocal advocate for private and charter schools, as well as school choice. But DeVos, the former chairwoman for the Michigan Republican Party, has drawn a lot of criticism, namely for her stance on public schooling...