The Detroit News reports: This month marks the first full year that Michigan native Betsy DeVos has held her job as U.S. education secretary. Her opponents still can’t believe that she has the role. Just last week, leaders of the top...Show More Summary
The knee-jerk reaction to the Florida shooting, among jerks both with and without knees, was that we need more guns in schools. While we're on the subject of jerks, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos thinks we need to have a robust conversation about it.Now Betsy DeVos is all about using schools to make her rich friends even richer. Show More Summary
Historically black colleges and universities made headlines during Trump’s first year, as students pushed back against what they perceived as a racist administration. Last May, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was booed during her commencement speech at Bethune-Cookman university. Show More Summary
The education secretary also reaffirmed her stance that states and local school districts should determine "the unique security needs in their local schools."
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos joined me this morning:
US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is one of the wealthiest members of President Donald Trump's cabinet. The education secretary and her husband, former Amway CEO Dick DeVos, have an estimated net worth around $1.3 billion. TheirShow More Summary
About 100 protesters from NEA and AFT, including union presidents Lily Eskelsen García and Randi Weingarten, headed over to the U.S. Department of Education yesterday with boxes of failing report cards for Secretary Betsy DeVos. They were turned away at the door by security, citing the group’s lack of an appointment. Show More Summary
DeVos just received an 'F' for her first year by teachers' unions. Education secretary and school choice proponent Betsy DeVos continues to incite anger among those on the left with her ignorant and misguided public statements about education policy and philosophy. Show More Summary
The 'report cards' were filled out to mark DeVos's first anniversary as education secretary.
One year after U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was sworn in, teachers’ groups delivered “report cards”
• US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos married Amway heir Dick DeVos in 1979. • Both hailed from wealthy, powerful Michigan families, and shared similar conservative Christian values. The couple went on to become massively influentialShow More Summary
Politico: “A year into her tenure as President Donald Trump’s Education secretary, Betsy DeVos generally steers clear of the words, ‘school choice,’ a phrase she once used often that’s freighted with racial, demographic and religious implications. Instead, she opts for [...]
Today, more than 700 parents of transgender children sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos condemning her failure to protect transgender students and calling on her to recognize the basic human and civil rights of transgender young people in our nation’s schools. Show More Summary
Education secretary Betsy DeVos reportedly has a net worth close to $1.3 billion. DeVos shares the fortune with her husband, Richard DeVos Jr., the son of billionaire Amway cofounder Richard DeVos. The DeVos family reportedly owns aShow More Summary
This week, Reality Check with Jeanne Allen celebrates National School Choice Week with a special expanded edition. Hear exclusive interviews with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Sen. Ted Cruz, Rep. Luke Messer, Rep. Virginia Foxx, Rep. Show More Summary
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!
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