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Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos to the National School Boards Association

Thank you, Frank Pugh, for that kind introduction.

Thank you all for everything you do to serve your communities. In your roles, nearly all of you as volunteer school board members, you are each in an important position to advocate for students and to listen to families.

While we’re gathered in our nation’s capital, I’ve always believed the best solutions are developed by those in your state capitals, or by community and faith leaders. But first by families sitting around a kitchen table.