Top Stories

Meet Betsy DeVos, Trump's Secretary of Education Nominee - snopes.com;

Meet Betsy DeVos, Trump's Secretary of Education Nominee - snopes.com

snopes.comMeet Betsy DeVos, Trump's Secretary of Education Nomineesnopes.comThe nomination of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education inspired an Internet meme detailing her alleged lack of qualifications for the job. betsydevos.com. 14K. CLAIM. Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Education, billionaire Betsy DeVos, has no ...and more »

What will Florida education look like under a Trump presidency? - Tampabay.com;

What will Florida education look like under a Trump presidency? - Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comWhat will Florida education look like under a Trump presidency?Tampabay.comSchool choice appears to be a central theme of President-elect Donald Trump's agenda for K-12 education. That much is clear, based on the few details he shared during the campaign and his Wednesday announcement that Betsy DeVos will be his pick for ...and more »

Trump picks Betsy DeVos, pro-family school choice advocate, for Education Secretary - Lifesite;

Trump picks Betsy DeVos, pro-family school choice advocate, for Education Secretary - Lifesite

LifesiteTrump picks Betsy DeVos, pro-family school choice advocate, for Education SecretaryLifesiteWASHINGTON, D.C., November 24, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Michigan education activist, philanthropist and self-described “disruptor” Betsy DeVos—who has called for a school choice “revolution” to better educate ...and more »

More Thoughts on Betsy DeVos - Dropout Nation

More Thoughts on Betsy DeVosDropout NationWednesday's commentary on Donald Trump's appointment of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education certainly garnered both praise and scorn from those in the reform movement. Today, however, I'll address two criticisms lodged against myself and ...and more »

Meet Betsy DeVos, the polarizing charter-school advocate Trump has tapped as education secretary - Business Insider;

Meet Betsy DeVos, the polarizing charter-school advocate Trump has tapped as education secretary - Business Insider

Business InsiderMeet Betsy DeVos, the polarizing charter-school advocate Trump has tapped as education secretaryBusiness InsiderDonald Trump Betsy Devos In this Nov. 19, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos pose for photographs at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. Trump has chosen charter school advocate DeVos as ...and more »

“I can't imagine a worse pick”: Critics slam choice of Betsy DeVos to be secretary of education - Salon;

“I can't imagine a worse pick”: Critics slam choice of Betsy DeVos to be secretary of education - Salon

Salon“I can't imagine a worse pick”: Critics slam choice of Betsy DeVos to be secretary of educationSalonDonald Trump's choice to be secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, is a woman who never went to public school, nor sent her children to public school, nor worked for public schools. She does, however, come from a wealthy family that has donated millions ...and more »

Trump's education secretary pick supported anti-gay causes - Politico;

Trump's education secretary pick supported anti-gay causes - Politico

PoliticoTrump's education secretary pick supported anti-gay causesPoliticoCivil rights groups say they're “deeply concerned" that the extension of civil rights protections to gay and transgender students by President Barack Obama's Education Department will be dismantled by Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump's pick to lead the ...and more »

Betsy DeVos Picked As President-Elect Donald Trump's Education Secretary - IFLScience (blog);

Betsy DeVos Picked As President-Elect Donald Trump's Education Secretary - IFLScience (blog)

IFLScience (blog)Betsy DeVos Picked As President-Elect Donald Trump's Education SecretaryIFLScience (blog)After a few weeks of speculation, it looks like President-electTrump has finally picked the education secretary for his incoming administration: Betsy DeVos. Two weeks ago, bets were on Dr Ben Carson to be picked, a highly qualified neurosurgeon who ...and more »

Betsy DeVos on Common Core, 'I am not a supporter - period' - MLive.com;

Betsy DeVos on Common Core, 'I am not a supporter - period' - MLive.com

MLive.comBetsy DeVos on Common Core, 'I am not a supporter - period'MLive.comStudents arrive at Holland Language Academy on the first day of school on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. Wednesday was the first day of school for Holland Public Schools. (Neil Blake | MLive.com). Neil Blake | [email protected] Print Email · Monica Scott ...and more »

Why Donald Trump's Far Right Base Is Surprisingly Up in Arms Over His Pick for Education Secretary - AlterNet;

Why Donald Trump's Far Right Base Is Surprisingly Up in Arms Over His Pick for Education Secretary - AlterNet

AlterNetWhy Donald Trump's Far Right Base Is Surprisingly Up in Arms Over His Pick for Education SecretaryAlterNetTrump's pick of Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos has led some supporters, like Breitbart News, to cry foul. By Sophia Tesfaye / Salon. November 24, 2016. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google+ Share to More Share ...and more »

Betsy DeVos's School Mission - Wall Street Journal;

Betsy DeVos's School Mission - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBetsy DeVos's School MissionWall Street JournalOne promise of the Trump Presidency is that it will try to break up Washington's political cartels. Among the worst is the Education Department, and Betsy DeVos is well positioned to take it on as Mr. Trump's nominee to run that wholly owned subsidiary ...and more »

'Betsy DeVos: a fierce advocate for choice who will face a fight with Congress and unions to push through reform' - TES News;

'Betsy DeVos: a fierce advocate for choice who will face a fight with Congress and unions to push through reform' - TES News

TES News'Betsy DeVos: a fierce advocate for choice who will face a fight with Congress and unions to push through reform'TES NewsLike Donald Trump, incoming education secretary Betsy DeVos believes school choice will transform America's mediocre public school system, says Harvard professor Paul Reville. But with a lack of evidence to support its effectiveness she may have to ...and more »

Betsy DeVos, charter school advocate, is Donald Trump's pick for secretary of education - AOL News;

Betsy DeVos, charter school advocate, is Donald Trump's pick for secretary of education - AOL News

AOL NewsBetsy DeVos, charter school advocate, is Donald Trump's pick for secretary of educationAOL NewsPresident-elect Donald Trump is set to nominate Betsy DeVos, a billionaire and school choice advocate, as his secretary of education. "Betsy DeVos is a brilliant and passionate education advocate," Trump said in a statement Wednesday afternoon. "Under ...and more »

The Risk with Betsy DeVos - New York Times;

The Risk with Betsy DeVos - New York Times

New York TimesThe Risk with Betsy DeVosNew York TimesThis article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive more briefings and a guide to the section daily in your inbox. Many of the initial reactions to Donald Trump's choice for Education Secretary — Betsy DeVos, ...and more »

Donald Trump Announces Pro-Common Core Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary - Breitbart News;

Donald Trump Announces Pro-Common Core Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsDonald Trump Announces Pro-Common Core Betsy DeVos as Education SecretaryBreitbart NewsPresident-elect Donald Trump's transition team announces the choice of Common Core and charter school supporter Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education. President-elect Donald J. Trump will nominate Betsy DeVos, a brilliant and passionate ...and more »

Trump Picks Haley for UN Envoy, DeVos for Education Post - Bloomberg;

Trump Picks Haley for UN Envoy, DeVos for Education Post - Bloomberg

BloombergTrump Picks Haley for UN Envoy, DeVos for Education PostBloombergDonald Trump plans to nominate South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be United Nations ambassador and Betsy DeVos, an advocate for school choice, to be secretary of education. He also has offered the post of housing secretary to former political rival ...and more »

Trump's education secretary pick Betsy DeVos is the opposite of 'drain the swamp' - Detroit Metro Times;

Trump's education secretary pick Betsy DeVos is the opposite of 'drain the swamp' - Detroit Metro Times

Detroit Metro TimesTrump's education secretary pick Betsy DeVos is the opposite of 'drain the swamp'Detroit Metro TimesPresident-elect Donald Trump meets with Betsy DeVos at Trump International in Bedminister, New Jersey on Nov. 19. With Wednesday's announcement that President-elect Donald Trump has appointed GOP donor Betsy DeVos as his education secretary, ...and more »

Group Funded By Trump's Education Secretary Pick: 'Bring Back Child Labor' - Huffington Post;

Group Funded By Trump's Education Secretary Pick: 'Bring Back Child Labor' - Huffington Post

Huffington PostGroup Funded By Trump's Education Secretary Pick: 'Bring Back Child Labor'Huffington PostThis raises serious questions about the woman who would potentially be in charge of U.S. public schools. By Alana Horowitz Satlin. ASSOCIATED PRESS. 29k. 1.5k. A think tank funded by Donald Trump's Secretary of Education pick recently advocated for ...and more »

Trump's Education Secretary Choice Is A Blow To Our Nation's Science Health - Forbes;

Trump's Education Secretary Choice Is A Blow To Our Nation's Science Health - Forbes

ForbesTrump's Education Secretary Choice Is A Blow To Our Nation's Science HealthForbesDonald Trump's transition team has announced his choice for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, a billionaire from Michigan who has actively campaigned against marriage equality and for school vouchers. Of note, DeVos, now tapped to oversee our nation's ...and more »

Trump Diversifies Cabinet; Picks Nikki Haley and Betsy DeVos - New York Times;

Trump Diversifies Cabinet; Picks Nikki Haley and Betsy DeVos - New York Times

New York TimesTrump Diversifies Cabinet; Picks Nikki Haley and Betsy DeVosNew York TimesBetsy DeVos with President-elect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence at Mr. Trump's golf club in Bedminster, N.J., on Saturday. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump moved swiftly on ...and more »