Secretary DeVos Statement on Confirmation of Peter Oppenheim

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Secretary DeVos Statement on Confirmation of Peter Oppenheim

August 3, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Peter Louis Oppenheim as Assistant Secretary of Education for Legislation and Congressional Affairs:

“Peter has spent his career working tirelessly on behalf of our nation’s students, and I am thrilled he will continue that work here at the Department of Education. Peter’s policy knowledge and expertise will be a tremendous asset to this Administration as we continue to fulfill the President’s pledge to empower parents and ensure every child, no matter where they grow up, has access to a world-class education that meets their needs now and in the future.”