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At DeVos' Senate Hearing, Questions Of Choice, Charters, 'Other Options'

The Senate confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of education, is slated to begin Tuesday at 5 p.m. EST.

DeVos is a billionaire Republican fundraiser and activist from Michigan. She is known for her support of vouchers and expanding charter schools in a broader push for greater school choice.

Here are five topics to watch for in the hearing.

Follow us on Twitter at @npr_ed for updates throughout the hearing.

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