Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed in her office at the Education Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. DeVos is distancing herself from earlier comments about the nation’s historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice.
In an interview with the Associated Press, she has acknowledged that in the past “racism was rampant and there were no choices” for African-Americans in higher education.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed in her office at the Education Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. DeVos is distancing herself from earlier comments about the nation’s historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice. In an interview with the Associated Press, she has acknowledged that in the past “racism was rampant and there were no choices” for African-Americans in higher education. Jacquelyn Martin AP Photo
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed in her office at the Education Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. DeVos is distancing herself from earlier comments about the nation’s historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice. In an interview with the Associated Press, she has acknowledged that in the past “racism was rampant and there were no choices” for African-Americans in higher education. Jacquelyn Martin AP Photo

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AP Interview: DeVos says she didn't decry racism enough

August 09, 2017 6:52 PM

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