The video showed DeVos then turned around and walked away, with one protester walking beside her shouting, "Go back!"
ABC Newssaid one protester shouted: "She doesn't represent anything that they stand for". "I hope you're proud of yourself".
"We wanted to be out here to support them, to send a message to DeVos that we support a public school system of right, that we are not going to tolerate the closing of our public schools", she said. "Our school!" filled the cold air as more passing students and faculty were drawn into the event.
DeVos said in a statement that she respected peaceful protest but "I will not be deterred in executing the vital mission of the Department of Education". "No school door in America will be blocked from those seeking to help our nation's school children". She visited Howard University Thursday, along with Omarosa Manigault, an alumna of President Donald Trump's reality show, the Apprentice, who is working on African-American issues at the White House.
"She in fact is not an opponent to public education, she's not out to destroy public education". DeVos' Cabinet appointment is one of the most contentious in history, following a lengthy filibuster by tireless Senate Democrats and a 50-50 Senate vote that had to be broken by Mike Pence. "There has been talk of diverting public school funds to private entities, including for-profit corporations, which has already caused much damage to many college students".
Winter storm leaves more than foot of snow in many areas
Subway service in NY is still as functional as it ever is, though the Long Island and Metro-North Railroads experiencing delays. Hundreds of school districts have canceled school and non-essential state workers have been told to stay home .
The Feb. 9 editorial "Do your homework, Ms. DeVos" restated The Post's long-standing support for "school choice".
Dr. Jason Glass said new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has an "ideological agenda that is not in the best interest of public schools".
DeVos' political "crime", it seems, is that she not only thinks her children deserve a quality education, but will fight to provide other families the same opportunity.
Both senators opposed DeVos' nomination over the Republican mega-donor's ties to charter schools and voucher programs, which could potentially gut public school programs.
"I would hate to [see] some school districts that are nearly abandoned because they are considered failing schools". "Public education teachers believe that public education is the cornerstone, it's the foundation of our society".
Ibrahimovic nearly extended United's lead on 64 minutes only to see his shot deflect off a Watford defender for a corner. The most significant of United's recent moves involved the sale of midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin to Everton .
That would require the buyer to take on a lot of debt, and Major League Baseball may not be comfortable with that. Whether or not any real fans remain after years of alienating behavior by ownership remains to be seen.
The stock tumbled 4.7 percent in early trading in part because Wall Street fretted over GM's higher US inventories. Stevens said earnings in 2017 would be flat or up slightly from 2016, driven by more big numbers in North America.
When Union City police officers arrived, they were upset to find that the robber had stolen from a young girl raising money. The officers made a decision to help the family by purchasing the rest of the cookies and donating money to cover the loss.
Fingers crossed for The Batman to start production by 2017, especially considering how fast they found their new director. Performing this role demands focus, passion and the very best performance I can give.
The air in the building wasn't sucked out by Parker's injury in the third quarter - it hadn't been there at the opening tap. The latest injury occurred on the same night that guard Khris Middleton returned from a hamstring injury.
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It means he has not made a stop of any description for City since the 2-1 win over Burnley on January 2. There are more crosses, more special things to deal with, but of course he is a top, top goalkeeper.
Saudi Arabia, the IEA said, appeared to cut more than was agreed on at the meeting with some key non-OPEC members in November. This policy change was largely targeted towards ever increasing market share of the USA shale oil companies.
UNC Basketball: Isaiah Hicks ruled OUT for Duke game
Duke has won four of the last five in the series, but the two have split at the betting window in their last 10 meetings. The Tar Heels have excelled on the boards so far this season averaging approximately 45 rebounds per game.
Cut off public funds for Planned Parenthood
She has repeatedly said an organization that provides abortions should not receive federal funding for any services it provides. Ben Cline, R-Amherst, sponsored the legislation, which Republicans overwhelmingly supported and Democrats vigorously opposed.