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Civil and Human Rights Groups: Education Secretary Must Enforce Civil Rights Law and Advance Public Education


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Civil and Human Rights Groups: Education Secretary Must Enforce Civil Rights Law and Advance Public Education

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

WASHINGTON - Today, 33 civil and human rights groups issued the following statement in response to President-elect Trump’s intent to nominate Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education:

“Equal access to education is a cornerstone of the civil rights movement. The Secretary of Education’s role as the enforcer of education and civil rights laws is central to advancing our shared vision of an inclusive and diverse system of high-quality public education that enables every student to live up to their potential.

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