The Department of Education is defending comments made by Secretary Betsy DeVos in which she told career staff members at the agency to "resist" any policies in future administration's that do not "put students first."
Major American universities failed to disclose more than $6.5 billion in donations from foreign governments, including China, Russia, and, Saudi Arabia, according to an investigation by the Department of Education.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos took aim at Chinese Communist Party influence in the United States' K-12 education system in an open letter to state education commissioners.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will not cut federal education spending but could allow families to use funds elsewhere if their school does not open amid the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. education secretary said on Thursday, a day after Trump threatened to cut funding.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D., Minn.) in a new ad released Wednesday pledged to fire Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos within her first 100 days as president—a likely unnecessary move given that DeVos would depart with sitting President Donald Trump.
A rally organized by the largest teachers union in Colorado protesting a visit by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos became vulgar as some of the demonstrators held signs depicting a hand giving a middle finger and another sign that said, "Report Card - Betsy DeVos F U."
The Washington Post slammed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) and teachers unions in an editorial Monday for their stark stance against charter schools, saying the schools help rather than hurt minority students.