Burr Statement on Committee Vote on DeVos to Head Education Department

WASHINGTON –Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) today made the following statement after voting at the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee in support of Betsy DeVos to head the Department of Education: 

“Betsy DeVos is going to put our children first. Too much time has passed where children have received a poor education that simply does not stack up. I believe Mrs. DeVos is committed to helping our children succeed academically. I support her nomination and will work with her to ensure that every child in America receives a world-class education.”

Watch Sen Burr’s remarks at Committee here: