The U.S. Department of Education's press secretary comes from the office of a Texas Republican member of Congress.
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April 24, 2017
April 20, 2017
The education secretary and the American Federation of Teachers president agree the Van Wert district is great, but don't see eye-to-eye on vouchers, the budget, and more.
April 20, 2017
Holly Luong Ham, who will oversee the department's office of management, is joining the list of recent appointments to work under Secretary Betsy DeVos.
April 19, 2017
It remains to be seen if Thursday's visit by the education secretary and the teachers' union president to rural Van Wert will turn out to be a love feast.
April 13, 2017
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos supported rescinding the Obama administration's guidance on transgender students, but she's also argued that protecting all students from bullying and harassment is one of her top priorities.
April 12, 2017
Many of these folks have been working in the education department since the beginning of the Trump administration, but now they will have more formal, official roles.
April 11, 2017
Of the nine state plans released so far, at least five include—or plan to include—academic or extracurricular subjects beyond reading and math.
April 07, 2017
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has talked up the section of ESSA that allows states to set aside 3 percent of their Title I money to promote "direct student services" including course choice.
April 05, 2017
This is the secretary of education's third visit to school choice-friendly Florida, a state she recently described as a model for the nation on K-12 policy.
April 04, 2017
At a gathering of business executives on April 4, President Donald Trump also repeated pledges he made on the campaign trail about the Common Core State Standards and the role of Washington in K-12