U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will visit North Texas on Thursday.
DeVos will visit the Birdville ISD Center of Technology and Advanced Learning, where she will take a campus tour and take part in a round-table discussion.
After stopping in North Richland Hills, DeVos will then travel to Urban Specialist, which is a nonprofit organization that works to transform urban culture by stopping senseless violence in urban areas.
The Education Secretary will then take a tour and visit with leaders at Billy Earl Dade Middle School in Dallas.
A group of activists plan to protest at Billy Earl Dade Middle School.