Betsy DeVos Chosen as Secretary of Education

December 5, 2016

By Emily Wilson at The National Law Review

Signaling he plans to pursue his campaign promise of increasing school choice, President-Elect Donald Trump will nominate Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education. DeVos is most well- known for advocating for and funding efforts to promote school choice, charter schools, and school voucher programs. While DeVos is very experienced on these issues, her record on other education issues has not been well-documented, including most higher education policy areas...