secretary of education

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Senator Patty Murray questions Secretary of Education on voucher programs during the 2018 budget hearing.
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Senator Schatz Questions Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on her proposed $9 billion budget cut.
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Senator Jeff Merkley presses Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to affirm that charter or private schools will not discriminate based on religion or sexuality.
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was mid-speech when President Trump crashed her school choice event.
Education
The first signal she must send is that she understands that her job is to advocate for all children, not just the 16 percent
Education
The nomination of Betsy DeVos to the post of Secretary of Education is such a bad choice that we don't even have to talk about actual policy ideas to understand how unsuited she is for the position
Black Voices
This is an open letter to Secretary of Education designate Betsy DeVos. We hope the task force will, among other things, ask
Education
The positive legacies of the Obama administration for education are indirect. The prevention of an economic collapse from
Politics
Students of color constitute a majority in our schools but teachers of color constitute only 18 percent of their faculties.
Politics
Obama's pick to lead the department can expect to spend the next year justifying its treatment of colleges.
Education
Arne Duncan did not invent political networks. And yet, to use a term of education professors Janelle Scott and Catherine DiMartino, he has acted as a "gatekeeper" by bringing a private network to the fore in education, and further opening public education to privatized influences.
Crime
Obama's prison reform agenda is pushing on towards the possibility of achieving another milestone for the reduction of recidivism in this country.
Education
Frankly, I was nothing short of stunned by your lack of understanding of the policies and approaches to dyslexia in our public schools.
Education
Both national teachers' unions have recently given voice to a popular teacher daydream -- the departure of Arne Duncan from the U.S. Department of Education. But the fantasy of having Duncan go away and be replaced by someone more suitable for the job is a fantasy.
Education
In 1954, Brown v. Board may have seemed like the end of a long struggle for educational equality. In fact, it was the beginning. We face a lot of challenges today in our communities, our country and on our planet.
College
We must work together to fix the problems of accountability, accessibility and affordability of higher education for all people living in the United States.
Education
Since "Out" and "In" lists are in favor as the calendar flips, here are my nominees for what should be "Out" and "In" in education for 2014.
College
Having been close to education for the past 14 years, I've become more and more disillusioned as time goes by. From the view out my window, where I went to yell as Beale asked me to do, things have gone from bad to worse at every level.
Chicago
It was an "emperor has no clothes" moment in public education, and it took place on July 18 in a federal courtroom in Chicago. The "emperor" in question was none other than Arne Duncan.