Through her divisive rhetoric, Education Secretary DeVos leaves a troubled legacy of her own

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks during the daily briefing on COVID-19 on March 27, 2020, in Washington, D.C. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images Editor’s note: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos resigned from her post effective Jan. 8, 2021, saying there was “no mistaking” the impact that President Donald Trump’s rhetoric had on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Here, five scholars offer their views on DeVos’ legacy at the federal agency she headed for four years. Mark Hlavacik, associate professor of communication studies, University of North Texas:In her resignation lette…

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