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October 19, 2017

Could Betsy DeVos' Pitch to Expand School Choice Help Dual Enrollment?

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sees dual enrollment and other programs that help high school kids earn college credit as a form of school choice, her favorite K-12 policy.

October 18, 2017

Dems Use DeVos as Boogeywoman to Slam GOP Tax Plan's Benefits for Billionaires

DeVos could get at least a tax break of up to $5 million a year from the overhaul, according to a report by the left-leaning Center for American Progress Action Fund.

October 17, 2017

Here's How Often Betsy DeVos Has Visited Public Schools as Education Secretary

Some critics say the U.S. Secretary of Education, a champion of school choice, focuses too much on private schools and gives public schools short shrift.

October 12, 2017

Democrats Decry Betsy DeVos' Move to Prioritize 'Privatization'

The leading Democrats on K-12 issues in Congress are not happy that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to make school choice a top priority when it comes to doling out federal grant money on a competitive basis.

October 11, 2017

DeVos Wants to Steer Grant Money to School Choice, STEM, and More

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to give applicants interested in school choice, STEM, workforce development, school climate, literacy, and other priorities a leg up in pursuing federal grants.

October 11, 2017

Betsy DeVos Heads Northwest, Faces Chilly Reception

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is headed to Oregon and Washington state this week, but it looks like she won't get a universally warm welcome.

October 10, 2017

Three Ways Betsy DeVos Could Push School Choice Without Congress

The U.S. secretary of education' school choice agenda has hit roadblocks on Capitol Hill, but she has other levers to get states and districts to offer more schooling options.

October 04, 2017

Keep Track of Which State ESSA Plans Betsy DeVos Has Approved

We've been following the progress of Every Student Succeeds Act plans from the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and we've got a map and more to help you out.

October 03, 2017

Innovation, Civil Rights, and DeVos Focus of Senate ESSA Hearing

State chiefs told senators how they were taking advantage of the Every Student Succeeds Act, while lawmakers expressed concerns along partisan lines about the balance of political power.

October 02, 2017

Trump Taps Michigan Lawmaker to Head Up Career and Technical Education

President Donald Trump has tapped Tim Kelly, a Michigan state representative to serve as assistant secretary for career and technical education.

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