Trump’s Pick for Education Could Face Unusually Stiff Resistance

Trump’s Pick for Education Could Face Unusually Stiff Resistance

A Republican group pushing for Ms. DeVos’s confirmation, America Rising Squared, has flooded reporters with testimonials from supporters and politicians who say Ms. DeVos is in line with “mainstream” Americans in her support of school choice. That group, and one calling itself Friends of Betsy DeVos, insist that the opposition to her nomination is funded by teachers’ unions that want to deny poor families a way out of failing schools.

January 12, 2017

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