Trump education pick worries church-state separationists

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says he turned down an offer to become Donald Trump’s education secretary before the president-elect offered the job to school voucher advocate Betsy DeVos.

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Advocates of church-state separation found little comfort in President Elect Donald Trump’s announcement he plans to nominate Betsy DeVos, a leader in the self-described school reform movement for more than two decades, to head up the U.S. Department of Education.

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