With newly empowered Democrats in charge of the House education committee, expect the education secretary to testify more on Capitol Hill as she and other Trump education officials go under the microscope.
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November 07, 2018
November 02, 2018
An Education Week analysis of the education secretary's calendar shows she met far more often with GOP federal and state policymakers than Democrats in her 18 months.
October 26, 2018
Nate Bailey, who has been serving as DeVos' communications chief, will take over for Josh Venable.
October 18, 2018
U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has hit his opponent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, for wanting to take money away from public schools being the "deciding vote" in favor of DeVos' confirmation.
October 17, 2018
Democracy Forward, the American Federation of Teachers, and the Southern Poverty Law Center want to know what role, if any, gun-rights lobbying groups may have played in the debate.
October 16, 2018
The U.S. secretary of education said on a conservative think tank's podcast that young voters are ill-equipped by the K-12 system to understand and debate competing ideas.
October 04, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos unveiled the "parent guide" at a roundtable in Mississippi, with parents, students, and educators, as part of her four-state "Rethink School" tour.
October 03, 2018
The education secretary said in a speech Wednesday that "next to nothing" has changed in education since 1983's 'A Nation at Risk' report, which warned the country was falling dangerously behind foreign competitors.
October 02, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is embarking on her second back-to-school road trip since taking over the department.
September 26, 2018
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has finally OK'd Florida's plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act. That means that single state, plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, has gotten the go-ahead for its plan.