The District of Columbia, under federal government supervision, has done a good job providing education options to families, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said in a school visit there.
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May 31, 2017
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May 25, 2017
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May 24, 2017
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May 22, 2017
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May 19, 2017
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May 17, 2017
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May 16, 2017
Tim Kelly, a GOP member of the state legislature, told the Detroit News he expects DeVos to tap him as assistant secretary of technical and adult education.