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5 Reasons to Oppose Betsy DeVos

Lisette Partelow explains reasons to oppose the nomination of Betsy DeVos for secretary of education.

In a recent Medium post, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) argued, “Democrats desperately are searching for a valid reason to oppose Betsy DeVos for U.S. Education Secretary.”

With all due respect to Alexander, it’s not all that difficult to find reasons to oppose DeVos’ nomination. As the most inexperienced and untested nominee for secretary of education in U.S. history, DeVos threatens to upend America’s public education system with plans that are worrisome at best and insidiously destructive at worst.

The above excerpt was originally published in U.S. News & World Report. Click here to view the full article.

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Lisette Partelow

Senior Fellow