All posts tagged "Betsy DeVos"
U.S. Education Dept.: Puerto Rico to pilot ‘student-centered funding system’
Should provide more funding for low-income families
- Posted July 2, 2018
Puerto Rico governor heads stateside to meet Education secretary
Will also attend a commercial event organized by the Trade & Export Co.
- Posted June 27, 2017
DeVos hedges on banning discrimination against LGBT students
Simply says schools that receive federal funding must abide to federal law
- Posted June 6, 2017
US Education secretary has long history of financing politics
A look at Betsy DeVos' political activities
- Posted May 13, 2017
Advocates of disabled students closely watching new ed chief
Amid the backlash, DeVos wrote in a letter to Sen. Johnny Isakson of the Senate education committee that she is "committed to enforcing all federal laws and protecting the hard won rights of students with disabilities."
- Posted February 13, 2017
DeVos confirmed as Education secretary as Pence breaks tie
But Republicans accused Democrats of slow-walking DeVos and other qualified nominees to placate liberal base voters who still haven't come to terms with Trump's election
- Posted February 7, 2017
Senate in Round-the-Clock Session to Confirm Trump Cabinet
That means keeping the Senate in session 24 hours a day
- Posted February 6, 2017
DeVos Clears Senate Hurdle Toward Becoming Ed Secretary
Senators voted 52-48 to cut off debate in an early-morning session, setting the stage for a final confirmation vote next week on President Donald Trump's nominee
- Posted February 3, 2017
2 Republican Senators Won’t Support DeVos Nomination
"She appears to view education through the lens of her experience promoting alternatives to public education in Detroit and other cities"
- Posted February 1, 2017
DeVos May Have Use Official’s Remarks Without Attribution
The Washington Post was first to report on the coincidences
- Posted January 31, 2017