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February 10, 2017

Protesters Block Betsy DeVos From Visiting Washington, D.C., Public School

The new secretary of education's visit to the school was previously publicized by the Washington Teachers Union president, who urged protesters to meet her. And her visit to Howard University earlier this week generated angst as well.

February 09, 2017

Is There an Upside for Democrats in DeVos as GOP's Face of K-12 Policy?

Betsy DeVos as education secretary could energize her opponents to open their wallets and pound the pavement for Democratic candidates, including in states with key Senate elections in 2018.

February 08, 2017

At Ed. Department, Betsy DeVos Calls for Unity After Bitter Confirmation Process

The new U.S. Secretary of Education sought to address questions about her qualifications, saying that she's open to learning from the department's staff and from educators in the field.

February 08, 2017

Betsy DeVos to Give First Speech at Education Department

New U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, who was sworn in after one of the most heated confirmation processes in history, will address Education Department employees Wednesday, at 2 p.m.

February 08, 2017

Trump Will Repeal Common Core, Says Kellyanne Conway (He Can't)

Trump's adviser made the claim on CNN, but states, not the federal government, adopt content standards like the common core. And current federal law prohibits the Trump administration from influencing states' decisions about standards.

February 08, 2017

What Does DeVos Running the Ed. Department Mean for Her Critics?

Some educators and advocacy groups are already bracing for a new kind of relationship with the federal agency under new U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

February 07, 2017

Reactions to Betsy DeVos' Confirmation as Ed. Secretary Range From Joy to Anger

School choice supporters are really happy. Civil rights organizations and teachers' unions not so much. Check out what organizations across the political spectrum said after DeVos' confirmation.

February 07, 2017

Senate Confirms Betsy DeVos as Ed. Secretary, Amid Unprecedented Pushback

Billionaire school choice advocate Betsy DeVos squeaked across the finish line to win Senate confirmation as President Donald Trump's secretary of education, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie.

February 06, 2017

U.S. Senate Continues Marathon Debate on Betsy DeVos' Nomination

If the vote proceeds as expected, Vice President Mike Pence would be called on to cast the deciding vote on the nominee for education secretary in a starkly divided Senate.

February 06, 2017

How Possible Democratic Presidential Contenders Have Handled Betsy DeVos

Some of the Democrats who seemed most eager to oppose the education secretary nominee are among those being floated in the media and elsewhere as possible 2020 presidential contenders.

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