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Secretary Betsy DeVos
11th U.S. Secretary of Education. Proud mother, grandmother and wife. Lifelong advocate for children and better schools.
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Secretary Betsy DeVos retweeted
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President is directing to eliminate all federal student loan debt owed by American veterans who are completely and permanently disabled.
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Secretary Betsy DeVos 4h
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I appreciate President Trump’s strong leadership on this issue and his willingness to provide much-needed student loan relief. We will continue to prioritize the needs of our nation’s veterans and provide them the help and support they have earned and deserve.
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Secretary Betsy DeVos 4h
Caring for those who have sacrificed much in service to our country is a priority for the entire admin. Today, signed a Presidential Memorandum that builds on our efforts at to forgive Federal Student Loan debt for totally and permanently disabled veterans.
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Scholarships could allow states to design their programs to work hand-in-hand with existing public education options to enhance individual students’ education experiences, not replace them. Learn more ⬇️
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Secretary Betsy DeVos Aug 20
Replying to @EducationNext
Read my full statement here:
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Secretary Betsy DeVos Aug 20
Replying to @EducationNext
A MAJORITY of Americans – both republicans and democrats – surveyed by in 2019, support tax credit scholarships.
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Secretary Betsy DeVos Aug 20
Replying to @EducationNext
Clearly, our Education Freedom Scholarships proposal is the solution American families want. 📈
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Secretary Betsy DeVos Aug 20
The latest poll – which shows overwhelming support for education freedom – is no surprise to those of us who believe in students and trust parents & teachers. .
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Secretary Betsy DeVos retweeted
U.S. Department of Education Aug 19
Learning can happen anywhere at any time! Watch Sabina, Maya, and Zoe learn all about our nation’s national parks thanks to the ⬇️
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Secretary Betsy DeVos Aug 19
The start of a new school year gives each of us the opportunity to reflect on how we can together and truly make the changes needed to unlock the unique potential of each and every student in America.
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Secretary Betsy DeVos Aug 16
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Read more on Walter’s personal story here:
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Secretary Betsy DeVos Aug 16
Walter is such a strong advocate for because he knows the difference it has made in his life. Hear him explain why he calls school choice "the great equalizer" ⬇️
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Secretary Betsy DeVos Aug 15
I had an incredible day visiting the Westville Correctional Facility – one of our experimental sites. These students are seizing the opportunity to turn their lives around by pursuing education while incarcerated & preparing themselves for careers upon release.
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The LAST MILE Aug 15
Thanks for the visit Ed Secretary : Program At Indiana Youth Jail Offers 'Second Chance' Thanks also to for his support in programs in Indiana!
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Secretary Betsy DeVos Aug 15
Correctional education programs like "The Last Mile" in Indiana give students a second chance and prepare them with the computer programming skills to successfully enter the 21st century workforce upon release. More on my visit to Pendleton here:
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Secretary Betsy DeVos Aug 14
It was a privilege to meet the students at Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility who are learning computer coding while incarcerated. Through "The Last Mile" program, they have a second chance to learn an important skill that will help them find employment upon reentry.
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U.S. Department of Education Aug 14
? Incarcerated individuals who participate in prison education programs are 43% less likely to return to prison than those who do not. We're expanding our programs to more locations so more students can be prepared for successful careers upon reentry.
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Secretary Betsy DeVos Aug 13
Replying to @BetsyDeVosED
Johnathan Holifield's dedication and passion for HBCUs, coupled with his knowledge and expertise, is such an asset, not only to this Administration, but also our nation’s students. We are so pleased to have him on our team. Learn more about Johnathan here:
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Secretary Betsy DeVos Aug 13
Scholarships could pay for transportation to education providers outside of a family’s zoned school. This could help solve some of the transportation challenges families may face when trying to send their child to the school that works best for them.
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