Some critics say the U.S. Secretary of Education, a champion of school choice, focuses too much on private schools and gives public schools short shrift.
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October 17, 2017
October 12, 2017
The leading Democrats on K-12 issues in Congress are not happy that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to make school choice a top priority when it comes to doling out federal grant money on a competitive basis.
October 11, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to give applicants interested in school choice, STEM, workforce development, school climate, literacy, and other priorities a leg up in pursuing federal grants.
October 11, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is headed to Oregon and Washington state this week, but it looks like she won't get a universally warm welcome.
October 10, 2017
The U.S. secretary of education' school choice agenda has hit roadblocks on Capitol Hill, but she has other levers to get states and districts to offer more schooling options.
October 04, 2017
We've been following the progress of Every Student Succeeds Act plans from the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and we've got a map and more to help you out.
October 03, 2017
State chiefs told senators how they were taking advantage of the Every Student Succeeds Act, while lawmakers expressed concerns along partisan lines about the balance of political power.
October 02, 2017
President Donald Trump has tapped Tim Kelly, a Michigan state representative to serve as assistant secretary for career and technical education.
September 28, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is followed by protestors almost everywhere she goes, but she faced an especially tough crowd at Harvard University Thursday.
September 27, 2017
The GOP's "Unified Framework for Fixing a Broken Tax Code" does not mention any tax credit for donations to groups sponsoring scholarships to private schools.