Betsy DeVos

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BornElisabeth Prince
1958-01-08
Holland, Michigan, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Alma materCalvin College
ReligionReformed
Parents • Edgar Prince
• Elsa Broekhuizen
Children • Andrea DeVos
• Elisabeth DeVos
• Richard DeVos III
• Ryan DeVos
SpouseDick DeVos
PartyRepublican

Betsy DeVos is a billionaire "education philanthropist"[1] who was nominated by Donald Trump to head the US Department of Education. Jeff Schechtman, writing for Who What Why observes that she "has long sought to end free public education and replace it with vouchers and for-profit charters."[2] She had experience working in a school environment.

Background

DeVos is sister of Academi founder, Erik Prince.

Career

She was Education Secretary until 2021.

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