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Heitkamp Urges U.S. Senators to Stand Up for Students & Teachers by Opposing DeVos as Education Secretary
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp took to the U.S. Senate floor today to urge her colleagues to join her in voting against Betsy DeVos, the nominee to serve as secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
Following DeVos’ U.S. Senate confirmation hearing in January, a bipartisan group of senators has committed to voting against the DeVos nomination given her failure to grasp basic education policy and her lack of knowledge of public schools. Heitkamp announced her opposition to DeVos earlier this week, citing the importance of public school education in North Dakota and across rural America, as well as the overwhelming response from North Dakotans opposed to DeVos’ nomination.
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