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Trump’s pick for education secretary champions vouchers and charter schools — here’s what that means

During a January 18 Senate confirmation hearing, Betsy Devos, President-elect Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education, took a battery of questions related to her views on gun control, disability laws, and performance standards.

But perhaps no two topics have surrounded DeVos more this election season than vouchers and charter schools. While not yet officially confirmed as Secretary, DeVos has expressed support for both as alternatives to traditional public school.

If Trump ends up confirming DeVos, the concepts will likely stick around for much of the new president’s term(s). To help demystify them, here’s what vouchers and charter schools actually do — read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com