Teachers And Politicians Mount Final Push To Keep Betsy DeVos Away From Public Schools

Posted on AllSides February 6th, 2017
From The Left

In the last 24 hours before the U.S. Senate is set to vote on the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary, Democrats, parents and other public education advocates are making their final attempts to prevent her from heading the department.

All 48 Democratic senators are expected to vote against her confirmation. Two Republican senators ― Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Susan Collins (Maine) ― announced last week that they would also oppose the pick. In the days since, constituents have flooded the phone lines of Republican senators in hopes of...

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