Study: Over half of for-profit students defaulted on loans - Gillette News Record

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017, file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks at George Mason University Arlington, Va., campus. Students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to default on their loans than students who ...

Betsy DeVos' vision goes beyond privatizing education — and she's alarmingly close to realizing it - Salon

Critics wrote DeVos off as a nitwit. But she's playing a long game, and winning. Jennifer Berkshire, 10.07.2017•2:59 AM •0 Comments. 0 Comments. This article originally appeared on AlterNet. AlterNet. If Betsy DeVos enjoys the occasional quaff of ...

Education Secretary DeVos, Interior Secretary Zinke visit Everglades City - Naples Daily News

Two members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet visited Everglades City on Friday to tour the small town that's still reeling one month after it was ravaged by Hurricane Irma. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke with students at Everglades City ...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visits schools in Immokalee, Everglades City - Fox 4

IMMOKALEE, Fla. - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos paid a visit to schools in Everglades City and Immokalee Friday, where many homes and businesses received substantial damage from Hurricane Irma. It's a situation that has left many parents ...

Cut all extras from education - Gillette News Record

I look for significant changes to the federal school model, meaning it has been said Donald Trump and Betsy Devos, United States Secretary of Education, agree on more choices for parents to school their kid, including private schools, Christian schools ...

Ontario premier would welcome US education secretary if visit rescheduled - TheRecord.com

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos cancelled a planned visit to Ontario this week. - Jacquelyn Martin,The Associated Press. TORONTO — Ontario's premier said she'd welcome U.S. President Donald Trump's education secretary to visit the province's ...

Education Secretary DeVos visits SWFL schools - NBC2 News

Hurricane Irma has made life extremely difficult for families who were already struggling in impoverished communities, and unfortunately, that has made an impact on children at school. Ninety-nine percent of students at Parkside Elementary School in ...

Betsy DeVos visits Irma-affected Florida schools, skips storm-torn Texas - Chron.com

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made her first publicized visit to storm-torn schools on Friday. She painted pictures with elementary schoolers that depicted life before and after the hurricane, according to local media reports. She handed out ...

What's different about this year's Denver school board election? Betsy DeVos, for one - Chalkbeat Colorado

Election judge Josie Flanagan takes ballots from a voter at the drive-through ballot drop-off outside the Denver Elections Division. Facebook Twitter Email. In many ways, the storylines of this year's Denver school board election feel familiar. Those ...

YISD principal to serve on national education board - El Paso Inc.

Dana Boyd is one of the six education leaders and former governors appointed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to serve on the nonpartisan National Assessment Governing Board. Boyd is the principal at Ysleta Independent School District's East Point ...

Betsy DeVos: Don't let her turn back the clock - Seattle Times

I've been writing about education for 30 years, and I've never before felt the need to protest a U.S. Secretary of Education. On Friday, I'll be outside a hotel in Bellevue, where Betsy DeVos will speak at a Washington Policy Center event, with a sign ...

Secretary of education plans to update Title IX guidelines - The Pulse

From the Duke Lacrosse team case in 2006, to the conviction of Stanford Swimmer, Brock Turner, last year, instances of sexual misconduct continue to prove an issue on college campuses. Whether they receive national attention, such as the cases just ...

New guidance may change how universities handle sexual misconduct investigations - The Journal

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that there will be changes to the guidance on how schools handle investigations regarding sexual misconduct on college campuses. On Sept. 22, DeVos declared a withdrawal of the 2014 Questions and ...

Title IX turmoil: Why the Education Department's guideline rescission has split officials, citizens - Sidelines Online

On Sept. 22, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced that the U.S. Education Department was rescinding guidance regarding how universities should deal with sexual assaults under Title IX federal law, which was put into place during the Obama ...

Betsy DeVos postpones trip to Ontario schools amid protests from teachers, unions - Washington Post

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was planning to take an education “study visit” to Ontario, but it was postponed indefinitely after teachers and some union leaders blasted the trip, with one tweeting, “She should keep her backwards ideas out of Ontario.”.

Guest Editorial: Why This DACA Recipient Is Protesting Betsy DeVos - TheStranger.com

On Friday, October 13, United States Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will speak at the far-right Washington Policy Center's conference in Bellevue (spooky, I know), and I will be there to protest against her and the obstruction of the education of ...

Some justice returns to campus assault allegations - Kitsap Sun

Betsy DeVos — of all people! — has struck a blow for “truth, justice, and the American way.” Forget that she lacks the credentials and experience to be a credible secretary of education. Forget as well that she got the job for supporting Trump and ...

Wynne would welcome US Education Secretary DeVos if cancelled visit is rescheduled - Toronto Star

“I don't agree with the positions that Secretary DeVos has taken in the past, that's true, but I think that's all the more reason to have an opportunity to showcase what we do in our schools and how strong a publicly funded education system can be ...

Denying DeVos a welcome simply punishes American children - Troy Media

Politics shouldn't interfere with efforts to improve the education of countless children. But don't try to explain that to a large group of politicians and educators in Ontario. The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) gathers data ...

Activist outraged as DeVos takes aim at Title IX procedures - Utahstatesman

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a rollback of Obama-era guidelines on sexual assault, namely the “Dear Colleague” letter, as well as a “Question and Answer on Sexual Assault,” issued in 2011 and 2014 respectively. The “Dear ...