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The education of Betsy DeVos: Why her school choice agenda has all but died

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' push for school choice programs has been hamstrung from the start of her contentious confirmation hearings, but aides say she's scored a win just by spotlighting the issue. Foto: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

WASHINGTON - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos came to Washington, to promote the cause of her life - school choice. Republicans controlled both the House and Senate. President Donald Trump had promised a $20 billion program.

But more than a year and a half later, the federal push is all but dead...

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