Education Pick DeVos Reveals Assets of at Least $580 Million

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  • School-choice advocate agrees to divest from 102 entities
  • DeVos is daughter-in-law of Amway co-founder Richard DeVos

Betsy DeVos, secretary of education nominee for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, and Labor Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.

Photographer: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg

Betsy DeVos disclosed that she and her husband own assets worth at least $580 million, and she agreed to divest from 102 entities within 90 days of her confirmation as secretary of education, according to documents released by the federal Office of Government Ethics.

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