WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s alternative of billionaire Betsy DeVos to be education secretary was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, however solely after Vice President Mike Pence was known as in to break a tie that threatened to defeat her.
Prior to this, Ms Casey was General Manager Community Probation Services at the Department of Corrections. Katrina joined Corrections as General Manager Strategic Development when it was formed as a new Department in 1995. She had beforehand labored in the Inland Revenue Department and the Ministry of Works and Development. In different phrases, realizing anything about K-12 public schooling has not often, if ever, been a requirement for the job of U.S. Secretary of Education.
The same is true for Margaret Spellings and Rod Paige, who each served beneath George W. Bush; and Richard Riley, who led the division underneath Bill Clinton – although it wasn’t until 2010 that … Read more