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Under DeVos, Education Department continues to shut out disadvantaged college students

Students who were defrauded by for-profit colleges are still waiting on the U.S. Department of Education to forgive their federal student loans — and Senate Democrats are pressuring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to act. Since the Trump administration came into office, no borrower defense claims have been approved. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), who has also […]

Betsy DeVos assesses school recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is visiting Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on Wednesday to assess hurricane recovery and rebuilding efforts and talk to local officials about their plans to reopen schools or find other ways to resume learning for students. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Shifting Standards in Campus Sexual Assault Cases

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos recently referred to current campus sexual assault enforcement as a “failed system,” indicating that the Trump administration would work to revoke current guidelines. Two sociology PhD candidates from the University of Michigan, Miriam Gleckman-Krut and Nicole Bedera responded with an op-ed in the New York Times entitled, Who Gets to Define […]

Nobody Wants to Work for Betsy DeVos

A sprawling Politico profile outlines a troubled U.S. Department of Education under the shaky leadership of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Thomas Toch, director of independent education think tank FutureEd, told Politico that DeVos...Show More Summary

Republican tax bill furthers DeVos' push for school choice

2 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' school-choice agenda is getting a bit of a boost from the Republican tax bill, which would allow parents to use education savings accounts to pay tuition at private elementary and secondary schools.

Education Officials Expect Betsy DeVos to Resign from Trump Administration

The secretary is reportedly frustrated by her lack of influence. A sprawling Politico profile outlines a troubled U.S. Department of Education under the shaky leadership of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Thomas Toch, director of...Show More Summary

Education officials expect ‘ineffective’ Betsy DeVos to step down as her agenda collapses: report

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump’s Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is “one of the most ineffective people ever to hold the job,” say some insiders, and education officials are already starting to plan for a “post-Devos landscape” when she is removed or steps down. In a...

Magic School Bus Goes To HELL NAW: Besmirched Billionaire Betsy DeVos Got Ms. Frizzle Fried Over Halloween Costume

Unqualified Billionaire Education Secretary Gets Dragged Over Her Costume When inexperienced, filthy rich Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is not getting dragged for screwing our public education, she’s getting checked over her “disrespectful” choice of Halloween costume. The seemingly clueless Secretary

Betsy DeVos wears ‘Magic School Bus” Halloween costume

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Seat belts, everyone! Controversial Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos tried to get into the Halloween spirit on Monday only to enrage half of America by misappropriating the beloved cartoon character Ms....

The White House threw a Halloween party and viral moments ensued

For the most part it went as one would expect. Then Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos showed up as Mrs. Frizzle.

Betsy DeVos Doesn’t Understand How Markets Really Work

The flaws in the education secretary's vision of an education marketplace aren’t just a matter of politics—they are a matter of fact.

Repealing Title IX Guidelines on Sexual Assault: A Dialogue

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin People gather to protest proposed changes to Title IX before a speech by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at George Mason University Myths and Misinformation Make for Bad Policy By Alexandra Brodsky S ecretary of Education Betsy DeVos is the least popular member of Trump’s cabinet, which is saying something. Show More Summary

Betsy DeVos’s Schedule Shows Focus on Religious and Nontraditional Schools

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The secretary of education’s calendar tracking her daily meetings is full of sessions with leading advocates of vouchers and charter schools.

School choice does more than increase test scores; it improves lives and communities

School choice — and its most prominent national champion, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos — has been under sustained attack in the media for the duration of the Trump administration’s tenure. With the New York Times cherry-picking test score data every other week, it’s worth reviewing not only the positive effect that educational choice has […]

Education Secretary DeVos to attend Indianapolis FFA expo

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will be in Indianapolis for a gathering of the National FFA Organization, a group formerly known as the Future Farmers of America. DeVos is scheduled to … Click to Continue »

What Betsy DeVos Gets Right About Campus Sexual Assault

On Sept. 7, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos took on one of former President Barack Obama’s most controversial regulatory actions: a set of 2011 campus disciplinary procedures for students accused of sexual assault. Arguing that victims of assault were being denied justice, the Obama White House weakened traditional protections for the accused, like presumption of innocence…

Beautiful Melania Trump Makes Surprise Visit to Michigan Middle School – Evil Liberals Mock Her

The lovely First Lady made a surprise visit to Orchard Lake Middle School in Michigan with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday. First Lady Melania spoke with the students about bullying and encouraged them to join her in a ‘no one eats lunch alone’ event. Show More Summary

Melania Trump’s new anti-bullying effort is a joke

On Monday, First Lady Melania Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos traveled to the Detroit suburbs for an event at a middle school meant to commemorate the “Week of Inclusion” that’s part of National Bullying Prevention Month. As the Detroit Free Press details, Trump and DeVos “spent time talking to many of the students […]

‘I Was Willing to Do Everything’: Mothers Defend Sons Accused of Sexual Assault

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

Some of the mothers met with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos before she changed the rules on how colleges should handle accusations.

Helen DeVos, philanthropist focused on health, Christian education and the arts, dies at 90

Her husband, Richard, co-founded direct-sales company Amway. She was the mother-in-law of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

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