Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has said she will take no position on schools that seek to use Every Student Succeeds Act money for firearms, but Democrats continue to decry the idea.
The U.S. has plenty to learn from other economically developed countries when it comes to preparing students for the jobs of the future, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos told reporters Thursday.
The Democrats' legislation would authorize $120 million in grants for "voluntary community-driven strategies" to increase diversity in education.
Fred Guttenberg, a gun control advocate and the father of a student slain at a Florida high school, shook up Brett Kavanaugh's Senate hearing when he tried to shake the Supreme Court nominee's hand.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and her team have said local districts have the flexibility to arm educators using federal funds. But how many will take advantage of that leeway?
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is off to South America this week, where she will be part of the U.S. delegation of the first-ever G-20 meeting of education ministers.
ESSA made some key changes for this group of students, but it's unclear if states are following through with a new transportation requirement.
DeVos said Friday that she has "no intention" of taking any action or position when it comes to whether schools can use federal funds under the Every Student Succeeds Act to purchase firearms for teachers or teachers.
Schools that want to arm teachers will be allowed to use federal funding under the Every Student Succeeds Act to do so, Frank Brogan, the assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, told the Associated Press.
Democrats think 2018 is their year, and they're using education—and educators—to make their case.