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Readout of Secretary DeVos' School Visit to Manhattan High School for Girls

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today traveled to New York City, New York, to visit the Orthodox Jewish School, Manhattan High School for Girls.

At 10 AM, Secretary DeVos arrived at the all girls school and was greeted by Mrs. Yanofsky, School Principal, Mrs. Friedman-Stefansky, General Studies Principal and Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel, Executive Vice President of Agudath Israel of America.

Throughout the visit, Secretary DeVos toured multiple classrooms, including Jewish History and Genealogy, Scriptures, Forensic Science, English and Music.

Following the tour, Secretary DeVos led a roundtable with 17 school leaders, teachers and board members where she had a more in depth conversation about their unique school offerings.

To conclude the visit, Secretary DeVos participated in school lunch with a group of students ranging from freshmen to seniors in high school.