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June 05, 2018

New Leader of School Choice Caucus in Congress Hails From DeVos' Home State

Rep. Paul Mitchell, R-Mich., will take over as the chairman of the group in the next Congress starting in 2019, assuming he wins re-election this fall.

June 04, 2018

Lawmakers Demand DeVos Correct Remarks on Undocumented Students and ICE

In the June 4 letter, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., who questioned Betsy DeVos about undocumented students and ICE in May, claimed that DeVos' comments were not only inaccurate, but dangerous.

May 31, 2018

DeVos Approves $1 Million Grant to Help Texas District Cope With Shooting Aftermath

The Santa Fe Independent School District near Houston will receive a $1 million federal grant to cope with the aftermath of a mass shooting that left ten educators and students dead earlier this month.

May 31, 2018

At Trump School Safety Panel's First 'Field Hearing,' Plenty of Focus on School Climate, Not Guns

There was little said at a Maryland school visit about controversial topics the school safety commission is likely to tackle, including whether teachers should be armed.

May 30, 2018

Trump Safety Commission's First 'Field Hearing' to Explore 'Positive Behavior' Strategy

The Federal Commission on School Safety will have its first "field" hearing—and second meeting—at a school that has embraced Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. Advocates are already questioning whether Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will come away with something new to share with the K-12 field.

May 30, 2018

Civil Rights Advocates to DeVos: Make It Clear Educators Can't Report Students to ICE

Dozens of civil rights organizations are asking U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to clarify her recent contention that schools can decide whether or not to report undocumented students to immigration authorities.

May 24, 2018

To Get DeVos' Attention, LGBT Advocates Project Data Onto Ed. Dept. Headquarters

Human Rights Campaign wanted U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to pay close attention to the results of a survey it did showing lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender students often feel unsafe in school.

May 24, 2018

Trump Ed. Dept. Announces New Career and Technical Education Grants

The department has created a new, $3 million grant program aimed at helping states provide apprenticeships in STEM fields (that's science, technology, engineering, and math) during high school.

May 23, 2018

Changes to Civil Rights Probes Under Betsy DeVos Alarm Democrats

More than a dozen Democratic senators allege in a letter that changes to civil rights investigations under Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos jeopardize students who face discrimination at school.

May 23, 2018

Betsy DeVos: Schools Can Choose to Report Students to ICE. Advocates: She's Wrong.

The U.S. secretary of education told the House education committee Tuesday that it's up to schools whether to report undocumented immigrant students to federal authorities. Advocates immediately pounced on her remark.

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