Education Secretary and former Michigan school choice advocate Betsy DeVos suggested she won’t stand in the way of local school districts spending federal funds to buy guns to protect themselves and their students.
The U.S. Department of Education under Secretary Betsy DeVos has rolled back on civil-rights investigations in schools, giving districts room to discriminate in their disciplinary systems, ProPublica reports.
The U.S. Education Department is granting full forgiveness of $322 million in loans made to four historically black colleges and universities that suffered damage after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita struck the Gulf Coast in 2005.
The Department of Education stated Monday that it would not be investigating complaints by transgender students regarding public school bathroom use, since Title IX applies to biological sex and not gender identity.
Too often, low-income, black and Latino students end up in schools with crumbling walls, old textbooks and unqualified teachers, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said on Thursday that the Trump administration will replace the school sexual assault policy put in place by the Obama administration, Politico reported. She said the policy will be revamped to better balance the rights of victims and the accused. The […]
In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump said in an interview with Reuters that he wants to make sure America’s nuclear arsenal is “at the top of the pack.” He also denounced Russia’s launch of a ground-based cruise missile as a treaty violation. Also, Education […]
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump escalated his war of words with the federal judges considering challenges to his immigration order, saying even if “you were a bad student in high school, you can understand this.” Also, newly confirmed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos used […]