Watch protesters block Betsy DeVos from entering a Washington D.C. school

President Trump’s new education secretary, Betsy DeVos of Michigan, was blocked by protesters from entering a Washington D.C. middle school today.

“Shame, shame, shame!” shouted a protester as DeVos was whisked into an SUV.

The charter school advocate has incensed supporters of public education, who say DeVos is a danger to schools nationwide. She and her family donated more than $200 million to Republican candidates in the past decade.

DeVos has no education experience, other than advocating for charter schools and vouchers.

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Steve Neavling

Steve Neavling lives and works in Detroit as an investigative journalist. His stories have uncovered corruption, led to arrests and reforms and prompted FBI investigations.