Education Secretary Betsy DeVos personally funding scholarship for girl cited by Trump

PHILADELPHIA — At his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Donald Trump singled out a Philadelphia fourth grader sitting in the audience and announced she was getting a scholarship so she could leave a “low-performing” school.Criticizing Gov. Tom Wolf for vetoing legislation that would have expanded school-choice programs, Trump said the girl, Janiyah Davis, had been on a scholarship waiting list and announced that a scholarship “has become available, is going to you, and you will soon be heading to the school of your choice.”The audience in the House chamber applauded as Janiyah stoo...


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