Betsy DeVos’ Resignation Letter

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Below is the full text of now-former US ed sec Betsy DeVos’ resignation letter.

The Secretary of Education

Washington, DC  20202

January 7, 2021

President Donald J. Trump
The White House
Washington, DC  20500

Dear Mr. President:

For more than thirty years, I have fought on behalf of America’s students to expand the options they have to pursue a world-class education. As you know, too many of them are denied an equal opportunity to a high-quality education simply because of where they grow up or how much money their family makes. You rightly have called this one of the most significant civil rights issues of all time.

Leading the US Department of Education had given me an exceptional opportunity to advocate on behalf of the forgotten students the traditional system leaves behind. We have achieved much.

We have sparked a national conversation about putting students and parents in charge…

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