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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Noticeably Absent as Decisions on Reopening Schools Loom

Posted on AllSides August 12th, 2020
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While public schools discuss reopenings amid the coronavirus pandemic, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is sitting at home in Michigan.

According to NBC News, DeVos owns a sprawling waterfront estate with an around-the-clock security detail paid for by taxpayers. At the same time, DeVos has been a hardline advocate of President Trump’s demand that schools reopen in full and in person, which could put millions of teachers and students at risk of infection.

Many education advocates are looking at the education secretary to offer guidelines to public schools as they struggle...

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