DeVos, House Democrats Clash Over Education Freedom Scholarships

THE Journal: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos wants to shake up the status quo at the Department of Education to give students more options to obtain an education through Education Freedom Scholarships. However, her proposal was met with skepticism from House Democrats at an April 10 House Education and Labor Committee hearing.

In January, committee chairman Bobby Scott introduced a bill to invest $100 billion in school infrastructure called the Rebuild America’s Schools Act. But DeVos criticized the measure in her opening testimony and during questioning.

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