Everything you need to know about Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 04:53PM
Betsy DeVos is a strong advocate for school choice and charter schools.


President-elect Donald Trump has selected Betsy DeVos as his pick for Secretary of Education.

DeVos is a billionare businesswoman who previously served as Chairwoman of the Michigan GOP. She is an advocate for school choice and charter schools, according to ABC News.

DeVos and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, Trump's pick for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, were the first women selected for Trump's Cabinet.

DeVos must be confirmed by the Senate.

Learn more about DeVos from ABC News.
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