House Democrats, who took control of their chamber at the start of this year, will be eager to grill Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos about the president's proposal to cut her budget, and more.
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March 24, 2019
March 13, 2019
"Students need to be considered on their merit. And this plays into the narrative about things just not being fair for everyone," DeVos said in an interview on Fox News.
February 28, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is throwing her weight behind new legislation to establish a new federal tax credit to expand choice, a senior department official said.
February 27, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos came into office saying she wanted to slim down the federal role on K-12. By at least one metric, she's delivered.
February 01, 2019
Rep. Rosa DeLauro, Sen. Patty Murray, and Rep. Bobby Scott have told Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that the replacement inspector general could have conflicts of interests.
January 30, 2019
Thousands of parents, educators, sexual assault victims, and others tell the education secretary and her team they have big concerns about the proposed guidance's impact, including on K-12 schools.
January 29, 2019
A new effort by the conservative Koch brothers' philanthropic network seeks to expand its K-12 work by promoting new models of education and helping teachers. But it faces political challenges.
January 28, 2019
In her prepared remarks to the National School Boards Association, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos also stressed that the Trump administration's school safety commission report was a guide, not a mandate.
January 25, 2019
The guidance from DeVos addresses a part of federal law that requires federal education money be used to supplement state and local funding, not supplant it.
January 23, 2019
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made those remarks at a Heritage Foundation event. But some choice proposals have met resistance from congressional Republicans and conservative organizations, including Heritage.