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DeVos defends policy boosting virus aid for private schools

 

Alex Brandon – AP

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is pushing ahead with a policy that will steer tens of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief to private primary schools and secondary schools across the nation.

The policy has drawn backlash from Democrats and state education leaders who say it reroutes money from needy public schools to wealthier private ones. But in a recent letter to a group of state education chiefs, DeVos defended the policy and said she plans to formalize it as a federal rule "in the next few weeks."

https://www.startribune.com/devos-defends-policy-boosting-virus-aid-for-private-schools/570775822/

 

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