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 […]
The Secretary of State has announced the first part of the DUP deal will go to Health & Education, the amount will come to £50 million. From the BBC The announcement was made as Mr Brokenshire brought a Northern Ireland budget before the House of Commons. The secretary of state told MPs that civil servants more...
The secretary of education estimates at least 166 will never reopen.
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
Gov. Dennis Daugaard says that he will appoint a western South Dakota school district superintendent to serve as secretary of education. Daugaard said Monday that the new Education Department head … Click to Continue »
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.
Controversial USDA nominee Sam Clovis of Iowa has withdrawn his name for consideration as Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics. Clovis has been controversial from the start, since the position is also called chief scientist, and the talk show host/economics professor has no scientific background. Show More Summary
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
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...
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....
For the most part it went as one would expect. Then Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos showed up as Mrs. Frizzle.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: UNC Chapel Hill is shameful for dodging punishment for fake classes. “After thousands of students took advantage of an unethical professor and secretary who administered nonexistent paper classes and handed out unearned grades, the NCAA observed that Carolina’s position was to embrace that academic sham as a legitimate class.”
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.
The secretary of education’s calendar tracking her daily meetings is full of sessions with leading advocates of vouchers and charter schools.
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 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 »
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…
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 […]
Some of the mothers met with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos before she changed the rules on how colleges should handle accusations.
Her husband, Richard, co-founded direct-sales company Amway. She was the mother-in-law of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.