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Wed May 24, 2017, 01:51 PM

DeVos to testify on Trumps budget, her first time before Congress since rocky confirmation hearing

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is expected to travel to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify about the Trump administrationís proposed budget, her first public appearance before Congress since her rocky confirmation hearing in January.

DeVos will be tasked with explaining a spending plan that has drawn criticism from both ends of the political spectrum. She is scheduled to field questions from members of a House appropriations subcommittee during a hearing that begins at 11 a.m.

President Trump has proposed slashing $10.6 billion from federal education initiatives, including after-school programs, teacher training and career and technical education, and reinvesting $1.4 billion of the savings into promoting his top priority: School choice.

The administration is also seeking far-reaching changes to student aid programs, including elimination of subsidized loans and public service loan forgiveness and a halving of the federal work-study program that helps college students earn money to support themselves while in school.


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Wed May 24, 2017, 02:28 PM

1. I hope she's done her homework

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