Tell your senator to vote NO on Betsy DeVos
The Senate is expected to vote on Betsy DeVos’ nomination
for Secretary of Education on Tuesday, February 7.
From her support for guns in schools to her reluctance to
keep Title IX sexual assault guidance, Betsy DeVos is the wrong choice. The
wellbeing of our nation’s families is at stake.
The vote on her nomination will be very close — one senator
could tip the scales to reject or confirm her as Secretary.
As people of faith,
we must stand up to tell our senators that Betsy DeVos does not represent our
values nor what is good for our children.
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Vote NO on Betsy DeVos
Our nation's children would suffer under a Department of Education lead by Betsy DeVos. Quality public education should be a right for all of America's children, not just those who can afford it.As an American and a person of faith, I urge you to vote 'no' on the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education.In her testimony before the HELP committee and in interviews since, DeVos has made clear that she is unqualified for the nation's top position on education policy. She refused to ensure that she would hold charter and private schools to the same standards as public schools, failed to distinguish the difference between measuring proficiency vs. growth, and, most disturbingly, said "it would be premature" to commit to keeping Title IX sexual assault guidance. As a person of faith, I believe our leaders must maintain investments in public school, address extreme racial and economic disparities, and work to protect students from sexual assault.Our children deserve a Secretary of Education who is experienced, knowledgeable, and committed to the plight of all kids, no matter their geographic location or socioeconomic status. DeVos clears none of these hurdles.As your constituent and a person of faith, I strongly urge you to vote 'no' on the nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education.
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