The union representing Department of Education bureaucrats is crying foul after the agency constrained union privileges following months of delays in negotiation.
Congressman Jared Huffman (D., Calif.) tweeted on Monday that if President Donald Trump wanted to meet someone with an “IQ problem,” he should meet “rich, white and dumber than a bag of hammers” Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
The Trump administration announced on Sunday its plan to address school safety in the wake of last month’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead.
The Department of Education has been handcuffed as it works to provide guidance on school safety following the murder of 17 students at a Florida high school due to continued Democratic obstruction of nominees for its top leadership posts.
American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten attacked Betsy DeVos in recent remarks, questioning the secretary of education’s motives and saying she “demonizes” and “demagogues” teachers unions.
Expanding apprenticeship and vocational education are a priority of the Trump administration, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said Tuesday in a meeting of the Department of Labor’s specially chartered Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion.
The remaining directors of the U.S. gymnastics governing body are resigning in the wake of this week’s sentencing of the former national team doctor for molesting female athletes, USA Gymnastics said on Friday, complying with a demand by the U.S. Olympic Committee.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was hit with two separate but similar lawsuits on Thursday, both concerning student debt relief claims.
An Associated Press analysis alleging that charter schools perpetuate segregation has drawn backlash from African-American education-reform advocates who consider it misleading.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recounted being “so angry” when she was blocked by protesters from entering a school in February and insisted on going in anyway so they would not “win.”