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The D.C. police are investigating a possible assault against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos when she was blocked from entering a local middle school Friday morning.

The police department tweeted one man had been arrested for assaulting a police officer at the protest at Jefferson Middle School Academy.

“Report that @BetsyDeVos was assaulted is under investigation,” the account tweeted.

DeVos first tried to enter the building when protesters physically blocked the stairwell. DeVos and her staff turned away and were followed by a chanting protester who ripped her for her political donations to Republicans.

The protester chanted “Shame!” at DeVos as she got into her vehicle.

DeVos made it into the school, where she was meeting teachers union officials and school leaders.

A group of protesters attempted to block an advance team going to a second school in Southwest D.C. later on Friday.

DeVos said in a statement that she respected peaceful protest but “I will not be deterred in executing the vital mission of the Department of Education.”

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