U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is visiting North Park Elementary School Friday to offer her condolences and thank school staff for their response to the April 10 shooting there that left a special education teacher and student dead and another student wounded.
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Education Secretary Betsy DeVos criticized the media on Friday for placing so much emphasis on Donald Trump’s first hundred days, because “it’s so darn hard to count to a hundred.”
In one of his less-heralded campaign promises, Donald Trump vowed to work with Congress to introduce something called the School Choice and Education Opportunity Act in his first 100 days in office. The expansive piece of legislation...Show More Summary
Students in Washington, DC's federally funded voucher program performed worse academically, particularly on math test scores, after a year of private school, according to a new federal analysis released Thursday. The study, conducted...Show More Summary
EXCELLENT IDEA: Trump asks Betsy DeVos to study federal overreach in education. President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday calling on the Education Department to study whether the federal government has overstepped state and local control of education. “We know that local communities do it best and know it best,” Trump said during a […]
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval was front and center with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as President Donald Trump was signing an executive order to reduce the federal government's role in K-12 … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to review the U.S. government’s role in school policy, which supporters cheered as the first step in creating more local control in education and critics worried could lead to lower quality schools in poorer...
If one were cynical, one might think it's a blatant attempt to deny education assistance to poor kids.
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to reduce the federal government's role in K-12 education. Trump is giving Education Secretary Betsy DeVos 300 days to identify … Click to Continue »
Since Betsy DeVos was nominated and confirmed for Secretary of Education, her political donations have been scrutinized by virtually every American news agency including us here at Crooks and Liars. She doesn't appear to be too concerned over the attention, and she's not shy about it either. Show More Summary
A new study suggests that a controversial technique backed by education secretary Betsy DeVos could be helpful for people with moderate depression. The technique, called neurofeedback, involves teaching people to control their own brain...Show More Summary
Long before Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) confronted education secretary Betsy DeVos for supporting gay conversion therapy or slammed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for ‘trying to impugn’ his integrity, the former “Saturday Night Live” star learned a truly impressive party trick: freehand drawing the United States...
We already know what a school voucher program like the one championed by Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy “Amway” DeVos looks like. An experimental version was set up for Washington DC in 2004. We also already know that it does not deliver on its promises, and in many cases, makes education worse. The D.C. Show More Summary
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited Ashland Elementary School to learn about its efforts to help military families.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday highlighted the need to help the children of military families transition into new schools as their parents are moving from one assignment to the … Click to Continue »
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday highlighted the need to help the children of military families transition into new schools as their parents are moving from one assignment to the next. Continue reading ? The post In Virginia school tour, Betsy DeVos stresses needs of military kids appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
ENDORSED: David French: Congress needs to mandate larger penalties for public universities that indulge the student-radical mob. Actually, I suspect Betsy DeVos can do this under existing law.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has stressed the need to help the children of military families transition into new schools as their parents change assignments. DeVos chose Ashland Elementary School in … Click to Continue »
You'd think that nothing else could possibly go wrong for this embattled law school -- but you'd be wrong.