Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos supported rescinding the Obama administration's guidance on transgender students, but she's also argued that protecting all students from bullying and harassment is one of her top priorities.
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April 13, 2017
April 12, 2017
Many of these folks have been working in the education department since the beginning of the Trump administration, but now they will have more formal, official roles.
April 11, 2017
Of the nine state plans released so far, at least five include—or plan to include—academic or extracurricular subjects beyond reading and math.
April 07, 2017
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has talked up the section of ESSA that allows states to set aside 3 percent of their Title I money to promote "direct student services" including course choice.
April 05, 2017
This is the secretary of education's third visit to school choice-friendly Florida, a state she recently described as a model for the nation on K-12 policy.
April 04, 2017
At a gathering of business executives on April 4, President Donald Trump also repeated pledges he made on the campaign trail about the Common Core State Standards and the role of Washington in K-12
March 31, 2017
The education secretary's visit to Kimberly Hampton Elementary School in Fort Bragg, N.C., will be her first visit to a school run by the Department of Defense.
March 30, 2017
Democrats and Republicans who worked on ESSA said the education secretary would not be able to reject a state's plan because of lack of choice without violating a long list of prohibitions in the law.
March 30, 2017
The Trump administration argues the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program is not very effective, but some advocates and educators beg to differ.
March 29, 2017
At the Brookings Institution, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos discussed school choice, student performance on national and international exams, states' ESSA plans, and more.