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What do you think of Betsy DeVos’ confirmation?

Betsy DeVos’ nomination as education secretary has been one of the most controversial of President Donald Trump’s cabinet picks, with two Republicans joining Democrats to vote against the school choice activist. Last week, teachers, parents and children protested the nomination in Washington, D.C., Portland, Nashville, and Holland, Michigan — DeVos’ hometown.

The Senate confirmed DeVos on Tuesday afternoon after Vice President Mike Pence cast a vote to break the 50-50 tie. The Senate historian said it was the first time a vice president has ever had to break a tie.

Read what officials have to say and add your own response: What do you think of DeVos as education secretary?

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