US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos tours SWFL schools

FORT MYERS, Fla. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will tour two schools Monday in Southwest Florida.

DeVos will accompany U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney at Florida Southwestern State College on 8099 College Parkway, and Lake Park Elementary School on 1295 14th Ave. N. in Naples, according to education officials.

The tours will focus on career technical education, job training, the STEM curriculum and “parental empowerment,” the officials said.

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Along with tours of both campuses, the two will also participate in a roundtable with school officials and students at the college.

The tour of FSW will take place from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the tour of Lake Park will happen from 2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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Reporter:Andrea Henderson
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