Excerpt By: Civitas Institute. Written By: Bob Lubke.
Since her nomination as President Trump’s selection to lead the Department of Education the Left has painted Betsy DeVos as dangerous to public education and outside the mainstream. The Left launched an all-out assault on DeVos and in the final tally counted two GOP Senators within their camp. Yesterday however, Vice President Mike Pence cast the deciding vote and DeVos was officially confirmed.
DeVos has been a champion of education reform and school choice. Her efforts in these areas are the main reasons critics say she is outside the mainstream. Is she? Results from a recent Civitas Poll on school choice suggest DeVos represents the views of the majority of North Carolina parents who want more school choice.