- Trump tapped DeVos to serve as education secretary in November
- Romney received DeVos’ endorsmenet during his 2012 presidential run
nevertheless Romney — formerly one of Trump’s toughest critics who was later considered to be his secretary of state — pushed back against her opposition in addition to voiced support for her effort to “challenge the conventional wisdom in addition to the status quo.”
“The interests opposing DeVos’s nomination charge in which charter schools in Michigan — in addition to particularly in Detroit — haven’t lived up to their promise,” Romney said.
A firm supporter of charter schools in addition to school voucher programs, DeVos leads the organization American Federation for Children. DeVos has also been outspoken since the nomination to clarify her position against Common Core, despite being associated with several groups in which back the program.
“I am truly excited in which someone of Betsy DeVos’s capability, dedication in addition to absence of financial bias is usually willing to take an honest in addition to open look at our schools,” Romney writes.