DeVos Under Fire For Plan To Defund Special Olympics

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[Source: Disability Scoop]

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is defending her agency’s plan to end federal funding for a program than benefits children with disabilities.

DeVos stood behind a proposal to cut all $17.6 million in federal funding for Special Olympics. Her comments came in response to questions from lawmakers during a House of Representatives committee hearing on President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for the next fiscal year, which begins in October.

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