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Oppose Confirmation of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

Dear Senator, On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the numerous organizations listed below, we urge you to oppose the confirmation of Betsy DeVos to be the next U.S. Secretary of Education. All parents and students in this country – a majority of whom are of color or are low-income[i] – want the best education, support and dignity for their own children. We stand with them and cannot support a nominee who has demonstrated that she seeks to undermine bedrock American principles of equal opportunity, nondiscrimination and public education itself. The Secretary of Education’s role as an enforcer of education ...