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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed in her office at the Education Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. DeVos is distancing herself from earlier comments about the nation’s historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice.In an interview with the Associated Press, she has acknowledged that in the past “racism was rampant and there were no choices” for African-Americans in higher education. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos poses for a portrait during an interview in her office at the Education Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. DeVos is distancing herself from earlier comments about the nation’s historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice. In an interview with the Associated Press, she has acknowledged that in the past “racism was rampant and there were no choices” for African-Americans in higher education. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed in her office at the Education Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. DeVos is distancing herself from earlier comments about the nation’s historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice.In an interview with the Associated Press, she has acknowledged that in the past “racism was rampant and there were no choices” for African-Americans in higher education. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed in her office at the Education Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. DeVos is distancing herself from earlier comments about the nation’s historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice.In an interview with the Associated Press, she has acknowledged that in the past “racism was rampant and there were no choices” for African-Americans in higher education. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed in her office at the Education Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. DeVos is distancing herself from earlier comments about the nation’s historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice.In an interview with the Associated Press, she has acknowledged that in the past “racism was rampant and there were no choices” for African-Americans in higher education. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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"If my work in education over the last three decades has taught me anything, it's that parents and local leaders — not Washington bureaucrats — know best," said Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. (Associated Press/File)

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Bethune-Cookman University president Edison Jackson, left, and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos applaud students as they are introduced during commencement exercises, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Some Bethune-Cookman University graduates, seen at left, turn their backs as U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, delivers the commencement address to the graduates at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla., Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Drawing shouts of "Liar!" and "Just go," DeVos powered through her commencement address Wednesday at the historically black university, even as many of the graduating students turned their backs to her in protest. (David Tucker/The Daytona Beach News-Journal via AP)

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A protester, center, is escorted out of commencement exercises during a speech by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at Bethune-Cookman University, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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A protester, center, is escorted out of commencement exercises during a speech by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at Bethune-Cookman University, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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A group of students stand and turn their backs during a commencement exercise speech by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at Bethune-Cookman University, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Bethune-Cookman University president Edison Jackson, right, appeals to protesters disrupting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' speech during commencement exercises, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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CORRECTS SPELLING OF FIRST NAME TO BETSY, NOT BESTY - United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos delivers a commencement speech to graduates at Bethune-Cookman University, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivers a commencement address to graduates at Bethune-Cookman University, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Bethune-Cookman University president Edison Jackson, left, and United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos applaud students as they are introduced during commencement exercises, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump looks at Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as he speaks during a meeting with parents and teachers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. A schism between wealthy funders over private-school vouchers became visible in 2017 during the confirmation process for DeVos, a billionaire heiress who was nominated by Trump for education secretary despite having no experience as a teacher or school administrator. DeVos attended private religious schools in Michigan. Her children were homeschooled and attended religious schools. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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President Donald Trump, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, his daughter Ivanka and Janayah Chatelier, 10, left, listen to Landon Fritz, 10, during a tour of Saint Andrew Catholic School, Friday, March 3, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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President Donald Trump, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, his daughter Ivanka and Janayah Chatelier, 10, left, listen to Landon Fritz, 10, during a tour of Saint Andrew Catholic School, Friday, March 3, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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President Donald Trump, accompanied by, from left, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and Saint Andrew Catholic School principal Latrina Peters-Gipson, speaks during a tour of Saint Andrew Catholic School, Friday, March 3, 2017, at Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos listens at left as President Donald Trump speaks during a round table discussion at Saint Andrew Catholic School, Friday, March 3, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)