Meanwhile, DeVos, a wealthy Michigan GOP fund-raiser and school vouchers supporter, brings decades of education policy experience to her new position — just not the kind education advocates on both sides of the political aisle had hoped for.
“This would not qualify as ‘draining the swamp,’ ” conservative policy leader Frank Cannon, the president of American Principles Project, said. “And it seems to fly in the face of what Trump has stated on education policy up to this point,” he added referring to DeVos’ prior support for Common Core education standards, which Trump continually blasted during his campaign.
*If Trump didn't convince her to go against Common Core, we've got a big, big problem.
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