Click here for reuse options! Behind the push to roll back school discipline protections lies a dangerous dismissal of bias in classrooms. Betsy DeVos and company are at it again. The DeVos-led Department of Education is currently cooking...Show More Summary
By Mark Hlavacik, Assistant Professor of Communication Specializing in Education Policy, University of North Texas. … of emphasizing local control of education. To clarify her contempt for solutions from Washington, she added: “Washington bureaucrats and self-styled education ‘experts’ are...
Betsy DeVos is a relentless proponent of private religious schools. Here’s what they actually teach....
Click here for reuse options! Betsy DeVos is a relentless proponent of private religious schools. Here’s what they actually teach. The number of private schools that get taxpayer funds via school vouchers or tax credit scholarships is rising rapidly, but few states keep tabs on what these schools are actually teaching. Show More Summary
California is headed toward another standoff with the federal government — this time, over education. The U.S. Department of Education, led by Betsy DeVos, had told the state that its plan to satisfy a major education law had significant flaws. On Thursday, the California State Board of Education...
BETSY DEVOS: Common Core is dead.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has approved Maryland's Every Student Succeeds Act state plan, which Gov. Larry Hogan had refused to endorse. DeVos said in a release Tuesday that … Click to Continue »
The Department of Education on Thursday selected two firms to help collect unpaid student loans — one of which, Performant Financial Corp., once had financial ties to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. According to The Washington Post, the Education Department said that the proposals offered by Performant, which DeVos invested in prior to becoming secretary, as […]
“A company that once had financial ties to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was one of two firms selected by the U.S. Department of Education to help the agency collect overdue student loans. The deal could be worth hundreds of millions [...]
This man is about as helpful to kids seeking education as our very own cabinet secretary!
Thanks to DeVos, the U.S. Department of Education is failing students -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Thanks to DeVos, the Department of Education is failing students. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
WALL STREET JOURNAL: Stopping a Student-Loan Scam: Betsy DeVos shuts down an Obama-era invitation to fraud. After nationalizing student lending, the Obama Administration sought to reduce the government’s $1.3 trillion loan portfolio by allowing disgruntled borrowers to discharge their debt. Show More Summary
Diverting funds from public schools to private institutions harms our children’s education. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has insisted that her lifelong support for school vouchers and other forms of school privatization does not...Show More Summary
A feel good story of one of the GOP tax cuts top beneficiaries, Dalton DeVos, nephew of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, son of Amway President Doug DeVos and grandson of Amway co-founder Richard DeVos. Sailing is a tradition in theShow More Summary
Students who were defrauded by for-profit colleges and have jobs will find it more challenging to get debt relief, thanks to a new decision by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. On Wednesday, DeVos announced changes to how the department decides how much students get for debt relief. The decision will affect 20,000 pending claims from students who were […]
Students ripped off by for-profit college loan programs may face a painful lesson in the workings of government thanks to the federal Education Department’s decision to change the rules about forgiving their debt....
A change in federal policy means some students who got bamboozled into borrowing to study at for-profit colleges may not see their full loans forgiven.
Some graduates turned their backs on the Education Secretary at the university's fall commencement ceremony Monday, while many others listened and applauded