Betsy DeVos and her No Good, Very Bad Record on Public Education

A Disaster for Public Education

As President Donald Trump’s secretary of education, Betsy DeVos has worked to subvert public education. She has promoted the privatization of public schools through vouchers, called for deep cuts to federal funding, rolled back protections for vulnerable children, and shilled for the for-profit college industry that has defrauded countless students.

Scroll down through this timeline to see what Betsy DeVos has done as education secretary. Each moment shows how she’s been a disastrous choice, just as public school supporters knew she would be.

Pledge to stand for public schools and against DeVos in election 2020

Educators Speak Out

We can do better than Betsy

One of the first decisions the next president will make is the selection of a new education secretary.With presidential candidates forming their platforms, we are asking them the tough questions – and we want to make sure your questions are answered.