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Betsy DeVos blasted again for proposing cuts to the Special Olympics

26 days ago   |   By WGN TV

For the third year in a row, Democrats dinged Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday for proposing to cut funds from the Special Olympics, after-school programs and support for students from low-income families.
The difference is that this time, Democrats control the House.
“The three education budgets from this administration have proposed the largest cuts to education funding in four decades. That's since the department was created in 1979,” said Democratic Rep. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut, who chairs the Appropriations Committee's Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and...
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Betsy DeVos defends cutting $18M in Special Olympics funds

Betsy DeVos defends cutting $18M in Special Olympics funds

26 days ago   |   By New York Post

Betsy DeVos defended her proposed budgets cuts at the Department of Education on Monday - including slashing nearly $18 million to the Special Olympics, a report said. The education secretary was speaking on Capitol Hill where she discussed a budget that spends $60 million on charter schools while cutting overall spending at the department by...
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Betsy DeVos Defends Proposal to Cut Federal Funding for Special Olympics

26 days ago   |   By SI

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has cut funding for the Special Olympics by nearly $18 million in a proposed budget.
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