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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 07: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos participates in an event hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump with students, teachers and administrators about how to safely re-open schools during the novel coronavirus pandemic in the East Room at the White House July 07, 2020 in Washington, DC. As the number of COVID-19 cases surge across southern states like Florida, Texas, Louisiana, South Carolina and Arizona, Trump joined with guests from across the country to discuss how to responsibly return to the classroom. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Betsy DeVos Just Lost the Battle to Send Coronavirus Aid to Private Schools

Public schools have a shot at much-needed coronavirus relief after Michigan native US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos gave up her court fight Friday.

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IN PHOTOS: A Mobile Billboard Slamming Betsy DeVos Is Making Its Way Through Michigan

A mobile billboard is calling attention to the dangers in the Trump Administration's plan to force all schools to resume in-person instruction, and is driving to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' house.

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Betsy DeVos Sends Coronavirus Money to Private Schools, Including One That Says It Is Not a Cult

Of the coronavirus relief money spent on education by Secretary DeVos to date, $50 million has gone to theological schools and seminaries. $500 million has gone to private schools overall.