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.
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February 01, 2019
February 01, 2019
Booker has supported vouchers in the past, but he voted to reject Betsy DeVos' nomination for education secretary in 2017.
January 31, 2019
Can a Democrat with a record of tying test scores to teacher evaluations win a U.S. Senate seat in Colorado? Mike Johnston, a former Obama campaign adviser, wants to find out.
January 30, 2019
Democrats say the proposal would generate 1.9 million jobs, but a big infrastructure spending deal has eluded Washington since President Donald Trump took office.
January 25, 2019
Democrats say the shutdown imperils the federal program that pays for school meals for low-income students, as pressure builds around the issue in the education community.
January 15, 2019
Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., says she puts a high priority on public education and providing more resources for teachers.
November 13, 2018
Restraint and seclusion is controversial in the special education community; one in 100 students with special needs was restrained or secluded in the 2013-14 school year, according to federal data.
September 09, 2018
If Democrats win the House in the November midterm elections, expect them to focus heavily on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' civil rights record. But how often would they call her to testify?
September 07, 2018
Democrats are using just about every tool they can think of to try to stop Every Student Succeeds Act money from being used by schools to purchase firearms.
September 06, 2018
The Democrats' legislation would authorize $120 million in grants for "voluntary community-driven strategies" to increase diversity in education.