Trump’s Education Pick DeVos Set for Senate Confirmation Tuesday

Like many of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet selections, his education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos, a Michigan billionaire, and GOP, mega-donor, has been met with controversy. Public education activists have roundly rejected DeVos as a viable candidate, pointing to her long history of backing school vouchers, charter schools and education privatization in her home state of Michigan at the expense of the public education system, which she has reportedly called a “dead End.”

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