National Alliance Statement on the Appointment of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

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Washington, D.C. - The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools today released the following statement regarding the appointment of Betsy DeVos, Chair of the American Federation for Children and a longtime school choice advocate, as Secretary of Education under President-elect Trump:

"The National Alliance congratulates Betsy DeVos, a longtime supporter of charter schools, on her appointment as Secretary of Education. Throughout her career Mrs. DeVos has worked to empower parents and give families strong educational options, so they can do what is best for their child. We look forward to working with Mrs. DeVos, the Department of Education, and all those who work tirelessly to deliver on the promise of a high-quality education for all students."

About the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is the leading national nonprofit organization committed to advancing the public charter school movement. Our mission is to lead public education to unprecedented levels of academic achievement by fostering a strong charter movement. For more information, please visit