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June 16, 2017

DeVos Feedback on Education Plans Defies Federal Law's Intent, State Leaders Say

The Council of Chief State School Officers is expressing concern that some of the Trump team's feedback to states would actually go beyond the scope of the law.

June 15, 2017

Report That DeVos Will Limit Civil Rights Probes Alarms Top Senate Democrat

The top Democrat on the Senate education committee is expressing dismay at a report from ProPublica that the U.S. Department of Education is rethinking its approach to civil rights.

June 13, 2017

Trump Administration Wants More Info on Three State ESSA Plans

Delaware, Nevada, and New Mexico must supply a detailed list of information to get their plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act approved by the U.S. Department of Education.

June 13, 2017

Betsy DeVos Warns Charter Schools Against Becoming 'The Man'

Stay innovative and don't turn into another group of entrenched paper pushers, the U.S. secretary of education cautions members of the nation's largest charter school organization.

June 12, 2017

Betsy DeVos Speaks to Charter School Advocates: What to Watch For

There are some serious rifts in the charter community when it comes to how to react to President Donald Trump, DeVos, and their gung-ho school choice agenda.

June 09, 2017

Alabama's Assessment Request Could Be a Test Case for DeVos and Local Control

If the department ultimately rejects Alabama's request, it will be a signal that—even though local control is a watch-word of the Trump administration—that there are some clear limitations to that idea.

June 08, 2017

Can DeVos Assure Federal Protections for Special Ed. Students Using Vouchers?

Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said Secretary DeVos pledged that any federally backed voucher program would require participating schools to fully comply with national special education law. But what does that law say about the issue?

June 07, 2017

When Do Voucher Programs Allow Private Schools to Discriminate Against Students?

In a Senate budget hearing Tuesday, DeVos repeatedly told lawmakers that, "Schools that receive federal funds must follow federal law, period." But she also left questions unanswered about discrimination with respect to voucher programs.

June 07, 2017

ESSA Plans Have to Follow the Law, Not Conform to My Beliefs, DeVos Says

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos told senators at a budget hearing that she wouldn't subject states' Every Student Succeeds Act plans to her personal policy preferences. But that didn't satisfy everyone.

June 06, 2017

Senators Hammer at DeVos on Planned Budget Cuts, Proposed Vouchers

At a Capitol Hill hearing, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos faced Republicans skeptical about slashing some programs, and Democrats worried about civil rights protections under any federally funded vouchers.

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