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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visits site of San Bernardino school shooting

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.

Betsy DeVos Says Media Shouldn’t Emphasize First Hundred Days Because “It’s So Hard to Count to a Hundred”

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.”

9 Ways Betsy DeVos and Donald Trump Failed the 100-Day Test

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

This Report Card for Betsy DeVos' Favorite Education Policy Is Pretty Bad

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 …

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. witnesses Trump order paring federal school role

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 »

Trump seeks to shrink federal role in education with new order

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Betsy DeVos Teaches Thousands Of Poor And Black Kids Who’s Boss! (Trigger Warning For SOME BULLSHIT)

If one were cynical, one might think it's a blatant attempt to deny education assistance to poor kids.

Trump order seeks to limit federal role in K-12 education

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 »

Quid Pro Quo Betsy DeVos!

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

New evidence supports a controversial technique that involves controlling a screen with your mind

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

Al Franken flashback: Watch the Minnesota senator freehand draw the US map — from memory

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Flawed Voucher Plans Foreshadow Trump Administration's School 'Reforms'

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

DeVos highlights challenges facing military children in Virginia school visit

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited Ashland Elementary School to learn about its efforts to help military families.

DeVos tours Virginia school to stress military kids' needs

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 »

In Virginia school tour, Betsy DeVos stresses needs of military kids

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 in…

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.

DeVos tours Virginia school to stress needs of military kids

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 »

Troubled Law School, Under Investigation By State Attorney General, Hopes Betsy DeVos Will Come To Its Rescue

You'd think that nothing else could possibly go wrong for this embattled law school -- but you'd be wrong.

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