Betsy DeVos: 'Teaching Has Gotten a Bad Beating Over the Years'

Education Week: A year after lambasting states' plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos struck a much gentler tone in speaking to state chiefs Monday.

She avoided talking about the administration's plan to cut $7.1 billion from the Education Department's budget, including funding for after-school programs and teacher training, and instead emphasized new proposals to expand school choice and offer teachers more say over their own professional development.

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