School districts wondering about the legal implications of a major special education court case now have some help from the U.S. Department of Education.
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December 07, 2017
December 06, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos used the PIRLS results to make the case that American education needs a shake-up. Meanwhile, her reaction to the increase in graduation rates was more muted, especially compared to the Obama administration's.
December 04, 2017
The Senate's passage of a tax overhaul bill featured some late-night, dramatic moments concerning school choice, religious instruction, and a private college linked to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
November 30, 2017
"We are being outpaced and outperformed by countries like China, Germany, Vietnam, and the U.K." DeVos said in a speech to Jeb Bush's education foundation. "We are a nation still at risk. We are a nation at greater risk."
November 28, 2017
DeVos' approval of her home state's plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act was a long time coming.
November 28, 2017
This isn't the first time Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has taken heat from Democrats for how she's handled the Every Student Succeeds Act.
November 20, 2017
More than 1,000 people and organizations had thoughts for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her team on the department will decide who gets competitive grant money.
November 18, 2017
In recent weeks, Erik Prince, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' younger brother, has publicly discussed running for the Wyoming U.S. Senate seat.
November 17, 2017
Civil rights groups and their advocates in Congress worry the meeting could serve as a prelude to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos ultimately revoking the guidance.
November 15, 2017
President Donald Trump has tapped Johnny Collett, who currently works at the Council of Chief State School Officers, to be the assistant secretary of education for special education and rehabilitative services.