Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tag: Betsy DeVos

Trump’s Safety Panel Seeks to Revoke Obama-Era...

The Trump administration on Tuesday moved to roll back an Obama-era policy that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline but that...

Charter School Expansion In Question As New Democratic...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was not on the ballot in the Michigan governor's race, but her legacy loomed over the campaign in her home...

Government Questions Unfair Student Loan Practices That...

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the nation's largest student loan servicing companies may have driven tens of thousands of borrowers struggling with their...

Students Defrauded by Colleges Score Win In...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students defrauded by for-profit colleges scored an important victory on Tuesday, when a court cleared the way for an Obama-era policy...

MSNBC Panelist Argues Teachers Might Shoot Black...

A MSNBC panelist railed against the Trump administration's plan to arm teachers with guns, arguing it could lead to innocent Black and brown students...

Education Dept. Proposals On Guns In Schools...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department says it is weighing whether to allow states to use federal funds to purchase guns for schools, prompting...

Betsy DeVos’ Elimination of Obama Rules Allows...

Under the Trump administration, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is on a mission to roll back Obama-era measures designed to ease the debt...

Betsy DeVos Is Making It Easier for...

Students who are defrauded by their schools would have a harder time getting their federal loans erased under new rules proposed by the Trump...

Betsy DeVos Is Scrapping Civil Rights Enforcement,...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is shutting down civil rights investigations and dismissing hundreds of complaints in the name of efficiency, reflecting a...

Betsy DeVos Wants to Gut Department That...

  As the federal agency responsible for overseeing education from kindergarten through college, the policies adopted by the United States Department of Education have a...

Protesters at Harvard Greet Betsy DeVos Speech...

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Students at Harvard University staged a protest as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered an address on school choice. Some held up...

Betsy DeVos’ Rollback of Campus Sexual Assault...

Each year at this time, college students return to campus, ready for new experiences. While most students’ experiences will include lectures and football games,...

Vandals Plaster Howard Campus with Graffiti Blasting...

"Welcome to the Trump Plantation. Overseer: Wayne A.I. Frederick" is one unexpected message you may have seen if you strolled Howard University's campus this week. Unsuspecting...

Many Not Enthusiastic About HBCU Presidents Meeting...

Republican lawmakers are making good on their promise to reach out to leaders of America's historically Black colleges and universities, even amid sharp criticism...

Who is Betsy DeVos?

With the recent confirmation of Republican Elisabeth “Betsy” DeVos as the U.S. Department of Education’s chief officer, many wonder what the billionaire’s nomination means...

Ky. Lawmaker’s One-Line Bill Would Abolish the...

The idea of Washington bureaucrats controlling the future of U.S. education makes this Kentucky lawmaker cringe. That's why he's attempting to ax the Education...