U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos unveiled the "parent guide" at a roundtable in Mississippi, with parents, students, and educators, as part of her four-state "Rethink School" tour.
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October 04, 2018
October 03, 2018
The education secretary said in a speech Wednesday that "next to nothing" has changed in education since 1983's 'A Nation at Risk' report, which warned the country was falling dangerously behind foreign competitors.
October 02, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is embarking on her second back-to-school road trip since taking over the department.
September 26, 2018
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has finally OK'd Florida's plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act. That means that single state, plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, has gotten the go-ahead for its plan.
September 17, 2018
In Constitution Day remarks, the education secretary said the pressure on schools to focus on STEM subjects is partly to blame for crowding out civics and history education.
September 09, 2018
If Democrats win the House in the November midterm elections, expect them to focus heavily on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' civil rights record. But how often would they call her to testify?
September 07, 2018
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.
September 06, 2018
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.
September 04, 2018
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?
September 04, 2018
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.