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All the Ways Brett Kavanaugh Is Going to Help Betsy DeVos
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All the Ways Brett Kavanaugh Is Going to Help Betsy DeVos

Author Scott Sargrad discusses how Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation may help Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' efforts to promote school vouchers, dismantle civil rights protections, and defend for-profit colleges at the expense of students and taxpayers.

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  • Scott Sargrad

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has faced opposition from advocates of abortion rights, workers’ rights, and voter rights, all of whom have pointed out the disastrous effect he could have on crucial protections. But little has been said about Kavanaugh’s potential impact on public education and the irreparable damage he could do to students.

Since her confirmation, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has pushed for private school vouchers at every opportunity, dismantled civil rights protections, and defended for-profit colleges at the expense of students and taxpayers — and all evidence points to Kavanaugh sharing her agenda.

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Scott Sargrad

Vice President, K-12 Education Policy