Betsy DeVos serves as the 11th U.S. secretary of education. She was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 7, 2017 after being nominated by President Donald J. Trump. Secretary DeVos has been involved in education policy for nearly three decades as an advocate for children and a voice for parents. She is especially passionate about reforms that help underserved children gain access to a quality education. DeVos' interest in education was sparked at an early age by her mother, a public school teacher. It grew when she sent her own children to school and was confronted with the reality that...
Acton Institute 27th Anniversary Dinner: Betsy DeVos
October 18, 2017
United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos delivers her remarks at the Acton Institute's 27th Anniversary dinner at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan on October 18, 2017.