The appointee would take over during a time of unprecedented upheaval in schools.
The Education Department has been slow to investigate complaints of discrimination related to COVID-19, HuffPost has learned. Employees say it’s part of a pattern of disorganization that has emerged under Trump.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ ex-chief of staff has joined an anti-Trump group with other former and current White House officials.
Josh Venable joined REPAIR, a group of former and current Trump administration officials who oppose the president's reelection.
Public colleges could lose funding if they fail to support faith-based clubs -- including clubs that blatantly discriminate against LGBTQ students.
The flight of well-off families to private schools is just one more way COVID-19 has widened inequalities in the education system.
“Teachers want to teach, not die, and we should support and protect them like the national treasures that they are,” the Foo Fighters founder wrote.
“There’s nothing in the data that suggests that kids being in school is in any way dangerous," the education secretary said of COVID-19 concerns.
Joe Biden criticized Betsy DeVos after she, along with President Donald Trump, vowed to reopen schools amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Democratic presidential candidate reveals how he'll replace Trump's education secretary.