PRESS RELEASE: TEO Issues Statement Following Confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

Texans for Education Opportunity Founder and Chair Stacy Hock today issued a statement following the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education:

“We applaud Senator Cruz and Senator Cornyn for voting to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education today and congratulate her on this historic achievement.

“Today’s confirmation is a testament of the momentum that continues to build across Texas and the nation for more high-quality educational options, and we are confident in Secretary DeVos’ ability to return educational power to its rightful owners – our parents.

“Secretary DeVos will be a stalwart advocate for parents and students across the nation, and we look forward to supporting her in this administration’s mission to expand school choice for all Americans.”

Texans for Education Opportunity is a statewide organization working with parents, community leaders and elected officials to advocate for expanding school choice in Texas, specifically in the form of education savings accounts.