Stacy Hock, founder and Chairman of Texans for Education Opportunity, issued the following statement regarding the announcement from President-Elect Donald Trump to nominate Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education:
“Betsy DeVos is an excellent choice for Secretary of the Department of Education. She has long championed innovation and providing education choice for all families.
“Her work to improve education has been an inspiration to me and many others who want parents to have the freedom to choose the best education setting for their child.
“By selecting Betsy DeVos, President-Elect Trump is confirming his commitment to providing more education opportunity for all families.
“We look forward to supporting the new Administration’s efforts to provide parents with the ability to determine the educational environment where they believe their children will have the greatest opportunity to succeed.”