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Betsy DeVos is the most-sued secretary within the 41-year historical past of the U.S. Department of Education.

In lower than 4 years, DeVos and her division have been the goal of greater than 455 lawsuits — equal to being sued as soon as each three days of her tenure, a 74 evaluation has discovered.

By comparability, the evaluation turned up 356 lawsuits in opposition to the division in the complete eight years Barack Obama was president.

The fits mirror the extent to which DeVos’s core agenda — together with points associated to civil rights, particular training and for-profit schools — has performed out within the courtroom.

“I’ve never seen or read about anything like this in my career,” mentioned Phil Catanzano, an training lawyer with the worldwide legislation agency Holland and Knight. His data comes firsthand: A veteran of the division’s Office for Civil Rights beneath Presidents George W. Bush and Obama, Catanzano has 18 lively circumstances in opposition to the division.