LATEST SENATOR HEITKAMP
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today stood up for North Dakota’s students – especially those in rural areas – by voting against Betsy DeVos for secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
Following the U.S. Senate hearing on DeVos’ nomination during which she demonstrated her lack of knowledge of basic education policy and her refusal to commit to supporting public schools under oath, Heitkamp last week announced her opposition to DeVos. Heitkamp also spoke on the Senate floor on Friday to urge her colleagues to oppose DeVos’ nomination. During Heitkamp’s remarks, she invoked the concerns thousands of North Dakotans have expressed about DeVos and the future of public schools under her leadership.
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