How Trump and DeVos (if she is confirmed by the Senate) will handle civil rights issues at the Education Department has been one of the major questions surrounding her.
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December 12, 2016
December 12, 2016
School choice isn't easy to do in the rural states and communities that played such a large part in the President-elect's Electoral College victory.
December 11, 2016
Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for U.S. Secretary of Education, doubled down on her promise to localize education, boost choice and "end" the common-core standards.
December 08, 2016
Betsy DeVos, who Donald Trump has picked to lead the U.S. Department Education, has a long and controversial record of advocating for school choice nationally, but especially in her home state of Michigan.
December 06, 2016
DeVos would be the first person to lead the department in its more than 35-year history who hasn't been either attended public schools or sent her own children to them. Does that matter? It depends on who you ask.
December 05, 2016
Last year, Republicans on Capitol Hill and a range of school groups teamed up to pass the Every Student Succeeds Act. But a school voucher push may divide them.
December 01, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education and her husband, Dick DeVos Jr., have been big-time donors to Republican candidates and groups.
November 30, 2016
In a radio interview, Dick DeVos Jr., husband of the U.S. Secretary of Education nominee, also said she had never met President-elect Donald Trump until after the election.
November 29, 2016
Betsy DeVos' views on civil rights issues for students and protections for disadvantaged learners and other student groups are less well-known than her support for school choice.