Nearly 250 Education-Related Groups Urge Senators to Reject Betsy DeVos
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Well over two hundred national, state, and local groups working in education have signed a letter urging U.S. senators to reject Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of education.
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, which previously announced its grave concerns about DeVos, issued the letter Monday, one day before the scheduled Senate education committee vote on DeVos' nomination.
The American Federation of Teachers, the Children's Defense Fund, GLSEN (which advocates on behalf of LGBT students), the NAACP, and the National Association of Secondary School Principals are among nationwide groups to register their official opposition...Nearly 250 Education-Related Groups Urge Senators to Reject Betsy DeVos - Politics K-12 - Education Week: