Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to make school visits in Colorado

Betsy DeVos
In this Aug. 9, 2017, photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is interviewed by The Associated Press in her office at the Education Department in Washington. It’s been six months since her bruising Senate confirmation battle, and DeVos remains highly divisive.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will visit Colorado and Nebraska schools on Wednesday, September 13 as part of her 2017 Rethink School tour.

DeVos will visit Firefly Autism House in Denver and the U.S. Air Force Academy Wednesday morning through afternoon. She will then travel to Midland University in Omaha that evening.

DeVos kicked off her back-to-school tour Tuesday. According to the U.S. Department of Education, the tour showcases “creative ways in which education leaders are meeting the needs of students in K-12 and higher education.” Additionally, the tour highlights innovative and groundbreaking work happening in schools nationwide.

FOX21 will have a crew there and will update this story with more information as it develops.

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