Amid the Trump administration's push to slash federal red tape, educators, advocates, and parents tell the U.S. secretary of education they're worried about the effect that could have on historically overlooked groups of students.
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September 20, 2017
September 19, 2017
Carlos Muñiz, only the second nominee to the Trump Education Department to have a hearing before the Senate education, addressed the Every Student Succeeds Act and transgender student rights in Tuesday testimony.
September 18, 2017
As a new school year opens, DeVos talks with Education Week about civil rights protections for students, the Every Student Succeeds Act, special education, the bureaucracy, and more.
September 18, 2017
Democrats are pushing the education secretary to only approves plans that meet the Every Student Succeeds Act's requirements, but DeVos seems more inclined to give states a lot of leeway.
September 17, 2017
Despite recent setbacks, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is not giving up on a school choice initiative, she said in a wide-ranging Education Week interview last week.
September 16, 2017
Education Week spoke with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on her tour "Rethinking School," which took her to Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, and, finally, Indiana.
September 12, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants teachers and school leaders to move past the blackboards-and-desks model of K-12 schooling, with an eye towards better serving individual kids.
September 11, 2017
The U.S. Secretary of Education is kicking off her trip in Wyoming, and swinging by Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.
September 07, 2017
Republican and Democratic education secretaries from past administrations call on Congress to protect those who came to the U.S. illegally as children from potential deportation.
September 06, 2017
Lawmakers in the Senate overseeing education spending dealt a big blow to the Trump administration's K-12 budget asks in a spending bill approved Wednesday.