Betsy DeVos, who famously didn’t know what was in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act during her confirmation hearing as education secretary, suggested Tuesday that another major federal education law should be repealed and replaced: "We are advancing and growing as a people at an unbelievable rate. Show More Summary
The results of an unofficial poll by the New York Times revealed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to be the "Worst Trump Cabinet Member," according to their mostly furious-at-Trump readers. Their logic: "It's hard to be worse than Sessions or Pruitt. Show More Summary
The Education secretary is failing victims of sexual violence, which includes no shortage of LGBT people.
A company that hopes to become the nation's single servicer of student loans under a plan backed by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is lobbying against licensing efforts in Maine … Click to Continue »
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will be downsizing the number of investigations it conducts into possible civil rights violations throughout the public school system, the New York Times reported on Saturday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
As Corinthian Colleges Inc., ITT Technical Institute and other for-profit schools collapsed in recent years, the Obama administration overhauled regulations to make it easier to forgive loans for stranded students and to try to prevent future abuses. Now, the Trump administration is suspending...
Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has announced plans to “reset” two regulations that were recently put in place to hold f...
A new documentary aims to drum up public support for Betsy DeVos' proposed voucher system. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her department have pushed for an expansion of privatized school choice programs in the proposed budget for fiscal year 2018, particularly in the form of private school vouchers. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday called for a “regulatory reset,” and pressed pause on a rule intended to speedily cancel the student-loan debts of people defrauded by for-profit Corinthian...Show More Summary
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday called for a “regulatory reset,” and pressed pause on a rule intended to speedily cancel the student-loan debts of people defrauded by for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc and others, so that it can be rewritten. DeVos said the department...
Four influential Democratic senators ? Dick Durbin (IL), Patti Murray (WA), Sherrod Brown (OH), and Elizabeth Warren (MA) ? have written to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to warn that her department cannot, without engaging in an extensive process, delay or cancel an Obama administration rule providing debt relief for defrauded students. Show More Summary
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos's modest insurgency against failing public schools should be applauded. J.D. Tuccille writes: "Are Trump and DeVos waging a war on teachers?" asks the Center for American Progress (CAP). A little reading...Show More Summary
The education secretary attended private Christian schools, sent her children to private Christian schools and has been the benefactor of a private Christian school.
No, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was not just being evasive because she didn’t understand the question last month when she repeatedly dodged Rep. Katherine Clark’s questions about whether she’d allow federal funds to go to private schools that discriminate against LGBT kids. Show More Summary
At a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., criticized Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over cuts to education funding found in President Trump’s budget proposal.
Federal discrimination laws: who needs 'em, amirite? In a hearing in front of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services today, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos seemed to argue exactly that. The Secretary...Show More Summary
The education secretary struggled to defend her draconian budget cuts. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos faced scrutiny from both sides of the aisle before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee, weakly defending a variety of proposed rollbacks from student loans to civil rights protections in the Trump administration's latest budget proposal. Show More Summary
By Alexandra Rosenmann / AlterNet The education secretary struggled to defend her draconian budget cuts.
“ALL BUT IMPOSSIBLE”: Republican senator says Trump’s education cuts won’t get through Congress. “This is a difficult budget request to defend,” Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) told Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at a hearing held by the subcommittee on labor, health and human services. “I think it’s likely that the kinds of cuts that are proposed […]
Earlier today, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. For the second time in two weeks, DeVos refused to commit...Show More Summary