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Appeals Court Nominee Shaped DeVos’s Illegal Loan Forgiveness Effort

NYTimes.com Thursday, 7 November 2019
Steven J. Menashi, who could be confirmed Thursday, helped devise an Education Department plan to use Social Security data to deny students debt relief, an effort that a judge ruled violated privacy laws.

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Betsy DeVos Betsy DeVos 11th United States Secretary of Education

House Fails to Override Trump’s Veto Limiting Student Loan Debt Relief

Stringent new rules by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are set to take effect on July 1 after the attempt to reverse them was defeated.
DeVos Plans For CoronaVirus Relief [Video]

DeVos Plans For CoronaVirus Relief

US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is trying to use the coronavirus relief legislation to advance her department's agenda. Business Insider reports that most of DeVos longstanding policy goals have stalled. DeVos is a longtime advocate for school choice. She has never attended nor worked for a public school. The NY Times reports she's using the CARES Act to move millions from public schools to private institutions and homeschooling.

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