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07 Feb 2017 – Betsy DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary; Pence Breaks Tie

“These are the Senators who voted for DeVos and their term ends in 2018: •Flake – Arizona •Wicker – Mississippi •Fischer – Nebraska •Heller – Nevada •Corker – Tennessee •Cruz – Texas •Hatch – Utah •Barrasso – Wyoming” The ultimate goal here was to create a new “value school” model in the state, delivering schooling

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31 Jan 2017 – Betsy DeVos appears to have plagiarized quotes for her Senate questionnaire

After DeVos’ confirmation hearing was limited to one round of questions by Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Democrats submitted hundreds of questions to the nominee. / In response to a question from Sen. Patty Murray, the top Democrat on the committee, on bullying of LGBT students,

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23 Jan 2017 – After ethics review, Senate postpones committee vote for Betsy DeVos

“Here’s some bullet points and a basic timeline: •Each senator present was given 5 minutes to address DeVos. (there were maybe 20 senators present, I didn’t count). •Democrats realized immediately they would not have enough time to ask all their questions and began asking about the committee leader about the opportunity of a second round of

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