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Betsy DeVos' First Semester: A Status Report - NPR

It has been more than six months since Betsy DeVos was confirmed as education secretary after one of the most contentious Cabinet nomination battles in memory, and so we thought it worth an update on her major moves so far — and the public response.and more »

Scenes From DeVos' 'Rethink School' Tour - Education Week

In DeVos' view, education hasn't changed much over the past five decades or so. That's left many kids stuck in a "mundane malaise," she said in a speech to elementary school students at her first stop on the tour at the Woods Learning Center, a teacher ...and more »

DeVos Expounds on Policy In One-on-One Interview - Education Week

She's also come into the agency at a consequential time, with every state filing a detailed plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, the first update to the main federal K-12 law in over a decade. And she may well be at the department when ...and more »

DeVos Gives Schools Options on Handling of Sexual Assault - Education Week

While discussions on the sexual assault guidance have largely focused on its effects on college and universities, advocates for sexual assault victims said moves by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to revise the directive could affect K-12 ...and more »

DeVos champions online charter schools, but the results are poor - Politico

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has touted online learning as a school-choice solution for rural America, saying that virtual charter schools provide educational options that wouldn't otherwise exist. But in Pennsylvania, an early adopter where more ...and more »

Ivanka Trump Wants You to Know That Technology Is Important for the Future - Gizmodo

Did you know that Ivanka Trump is an expert on education policy? Well, the president's daughter wants you to know that she is, especially when it comes to “tech.” The 35-year-old former fashion designer outlined her grand plan for the future of ...and more »

Thousands expected to turn out to hear — or protest — Betsy DeVos in Bellevue this week - Seattle Times

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is the keynote speaker at the Washington Policy Center's annual dinner Friday in Bellevue. Education and social-justice groups say they plan to protest outside the event.and more »

Keep Track of Which State ESSA Plans Betsy DeVos Has Approved - Education Week (blog)

We've got quite a traffic jam on our hands when it comes to the Every Student Succeeds Act. But take heart, and have no fear: We've been closely following the progress of the ESSA plans from the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and we've got a ...and more »

Defying Betsy DeVos - Wall Street Journal

Not to be overshadowed by their students, administrators at several universities are apparently launching their own protest movement. Secretary Betsy DeVos recently rescinded the Department of Education's flawed 2011 Title IX guidance, issuing an ...and more »

Donald Trump's controversial US education secretary cancels visit to Ontario -

TORONTO – U.S. President Donald Trump's education secretary, who is a vocal proponent of private schools and religious education, has cancelled a visit to Ontario, where she was to learn about its public school system, citing scheduling conflicts.and more »