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Betsy DeVos’s Education Record – WSJ

President Trump’s post-election meltdown will forever stain his legacy, but it shouldn’t erase the good done over four years by many of his appointees. The Trump years provided a crucial correction to the progressive excesses of the Obama years, and as the left prepares to retake power it is already trying to rewrite history.

Take Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who is being kicked on her way out the door. “Good riddance, Betsy. You were the worst Secretary of Education ever,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted following Mrs. DeVos’s resignation last week as a matter of principle after the riots at the

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Trump’s School-Choice Relief – WSJ

A school bus in Brooklyn.



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Democrats hate vouchers so much that they restricted states from using education funds in the $900 billion Covid relief bill to help struggling families during the pandemic send their kids to private schools. All the more credit to President

Trump

for opening the door for at least some school-choice relief.

The Covid-19 relief bill sets aside $2.75 billion for private K-12 schools on top of some $54.3 billion for public schools. The catch is that none of the

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