Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on the Shooting at San Bernardino's North Park Elementary

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Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on the Shooting at San Bernardino's North Park Elementary

April 10, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement concerning the shooting today at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California.

"My heart and prayers go out to the victims of this horrible act and to all students and members of the North Park Elementary School community. I want to thank the first responders, teachers and school administrators who were there to protect the students in harm's way. As a mother and grandmother, today's senseless violence is a tragedy no parent should ever have to face. I ask everyone to join me in keeping all the victims and those impacted in your prayers."