Recently in Betsy DeVos Category

<<   <   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   >   >>  

March 15, 2018

Head of Barron Trump's School, Other Private School Leaders: Don't Arm Teachers

Maryland private school leaders at Barron Trump's school and others want President Donald Trump and Congress to bolster mental health and background checks, not arm teachers.

March 13, 2018

Top Democrat Has 'No Confidence' in Betsy DeVos' School Safety Commission

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., slams the education secretary's approach as head of the commission, while DeVos' spokewoman says Murray gives an "inaccurate account" of a meeting between the two.

March 13, 2018

At PTA, Betsy DeVos Talks School Safety, Does '60 Minutes' Damage Control

The U.S. secretary of education told the National Parent Teachers Association conference she welcomed the chance to speak "unedited" about school safety and the benefits of school choice.

March 12, 2018

Was Betsy DeVos' '60 Minutes' Interview a 'Trainwreck' or 'Selectively Edited'?

The U.S. Secretary of Education seemed to stumble in her highest-profile interview yet, leading to hours of bad headlines and harsh responses on social media.

March 12, 2018

Betsy DeVos: Armed Teacher in Every Classroom Wouldn't Be 'Appropriate'

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said on NBC's Today Show that there should not necessarily be an armed teacher in every classroom, or at every grade level. When asked about raising the legal age for the purchase of certain guns, DeVos said: "everything is on the table."

March 11, 2018

Parkland, ESSA, and That Tweet: Betsy DeVos Had Herself a Week

The past week highlighted how Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has attempted to use the bully pulpit and public appearances in a variety of contexts, with some blowback.

March 07, 2018

Black, Hispanic, Asian Democrats in House Slam DeVos on ESSA Plans

Members of the Congressional Tri-Caucus say U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is approving plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act that don't comply with the law's protections for vulnerable groups of students

March 07, 2018

Betsy DeVos in Florida: Arming Well-Trained Staff Should Be Option for Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos traveled to Parkland, Fla., Wednesday to meet with students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of a mass shooting last month that left 17 dead.

March 06, 2018

Betsy DeVos Scolds States on Lack of Ambition in Their ESSA Plans

In a speech to the Council of Chief State School Officers, the education secretary said that just because many ESSA plans comply with federal mandates doesn't mean they would truly help students.

February 28, 2018

DeVos Announces Additional Aid for Students Impacted by Hurricanes and Wildfires

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced additional federal money on Thursday for K-12 students impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, as well as the California wildfires, last year.

<<   <   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   >   >>  

Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments