Detroit student travels to Washington DC With a Message for DeVos

A Detroit High School student shares how DeVos’ policies have affected her, her family and her peers. Dannah Wilson, 17, emotionally told a crowd last week, that she believes Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos is the wrong choice for secretary of education. 

She spoke boldly, saying “Mrs. DeVos, I waited to listen to you for seven hours…now it’s time for you to listen to me.”

The student from Cornerstone Leadership and Business High School drove overnight with “less than three hours of sleep” to listen to the hearings for DeVos. DeVos is a charter school proponent with a controversial record on how she handled policies, funds and charter schools in her state. Read more here.