Under ESSA, which replaced No Child Left Behind, every state must develop a plan it will use to improve educational outcomes for children and hold schools accountable and transparent for that success.
ARLINGTON, Va. — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday declared that "the era of 'rule by letter' is over" as she announced plans to change the way colleges and university handle allegations of sexual violence on campus.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made a hometown stop at DeGraaf Nature Center on Wednesday, Aug. 2, to encourage children to read over the summer.
Reactions among educators and legislators varied following the confirmation of Betsy DeVos, a longtime “school choice” advocate and a wealthy Republican donor from Grand Rapids.
WASHINGTON — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos won confirmation as education secretary Tuesday by the slimmest of margins, pushed to approval only by the historic tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed school choice activist Betsy DeVos as Education secretary, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie.
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Even a truncated confirmation hearing designed to limit the nominee's exposure couldn't conceal the myriad ways in which Republican mega-donor Betsy DeVos is unprepared for the responsibility she is about to assume as President Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Department of Education.
Hundreds planning to stand united against President Trump's nominee from West Michigan.