Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced today that he will vote against Betsy DeVos’s confirmation as secretary of education.
Schumer said DeVos “would single-handedly decimate our public education system if she were confirmed.” He added, “Her plan to privatize education would deprive students from a good public education, while helping students from wealthy families get another leg up. It would deprive teachers of a decent salary, and it would make it harder for parents to get a good education for their kids.” The Republican and Michigan billionaire floundered during her hearing. She is dedicated to funneling money into school choice efforts. “I will vote no, and I will do it proudly,” Schumer said. Read more at the HUFFINGTON POST.