Press Release

AFT’s Weingarten on Betsy DeVos’ Resignation as Education Secretary

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Contact:

Andrew Crook
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acrook@aft.org

WASHINGTON—American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten issued the following statement after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos resigned her position tonight:

“Good riddance.”

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The AFT represents 1.7 million pre-K through 12th-grade teachers; paraprofessionals and other school-related personnel; higher education faculty and professional staff; federal, state and local government employees; nurses and healthcare workers; and early childhood educators.