From Student-loan Forgiveness To Targeting For-profit Colleges, The Biden Administration Will Aim To Reverse Many Of Betsy Devos's Education Policies
DeVos's Department of Education has faced 455 lawsuits during her tenure, according to one estimate. : When Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education nearly four years ago, Vice President Mike Pence broke a tie in the Senate, making her nomination for the post one of the most controversial in recent memory. Her history of philanthropy and advocacy promoting initiatives that provide public funding for education outside of the traditional public-school system — like charter schools and voucher programs — made her a lightening rod in education policy circles. Her tenure has been no different.