Tag : Department of Education

Betsy DeVos And Rural Charter Schools

Parenting  18 April '17

Can Expanding Charter Schools Under Betsy DeVos Work In Rural America?

Charter schools in rural America operate differently and Betsy DeVos' ideas to expand this might not help improve the education system.

Betsy DeVos and Ivanka Trump

School  29 March '17

Ivanka Trump, Betsy DeVos Urging Teens To Consider STEM Careers? Government Intervation, School Choice Support Spark Concerns

Many Conservatives expressed their concerns when it comes to the promotion of school choice as Betsy DeVos and Ivanka Trump talked about the advantages of pursuing a STEM career.

Charter schools

School  2 March '17

What Exactly Are Charter Schools? Government Orders Closure Of Four Low-Performing Charter Schools

Charter schools are privately-run but are publicly-funded.

Department Of Education Abolishment

School  22 February '17

GOP Lawmaker Takes Steps To Abolish Department Of Education, Files Bill Proposing Agency's Dissolution

For the transition, Rep. Thomas Massie would like Betsy DeVos, the Education Secretary, to chart plans and delegate programs at the state level as soon as possible.

Trump's Selection For Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Testifies During Her Senate Confirmation Hearing

School  9 February '17

Betsy DeVos Confirmed As Secretary Of Education In Historic Senate Vote After VP Mike Pence Casts Tie-Breaker

The controversial education advocate will now sit as the head of America's school system.

Attn Gen. Holder And Education Secretary Duncan Announce Action To Protect Military From Unfair Lending Practices

School  2 February '17

Philip Rosenfelt Is Acting Education Secretary Amid Betsy DeVos Confirmation Delay

It's not the first time this lawyer has been in charge of America's schools and the Education department.

Betsy DeVos

School  30 January '17

Activists Still Protesting Against Education Secretary Pick Betsy DeVos, What Are The Changes She Plans To Implement?

The Senate is expected to give their decision on the nomination of Trump's Education secretary this Tuesday.

Donald Trump Is Sworn In As 45th President Of The United States

School  24 January '17

Obama Fails Public Schools, Billions Spent For Reforms Delivered Nothing

After five years of over-spending, an analysis revealed students and schools in mainstream education did not improve.

Betsy DeVos

School  20 January '17

Could Betsy DeVos' School Choice Lead To Major Legislature Changes?

Donald Trump's secretary of Education pick Betsy DeVos made it clear that she supports school choice.

Betsy DeVos

School  17 January '17

Betsy DeVos’ Appointment Raises Student Loan Concerns; Former Education Secretary Gives Advice To Donald Trump's Pick

Betsy DeVos is being questioned by many regarding the student loan matter.

Donald Trump Holds Weekend Meetings In Bedminster, NJ

Music.Art.STEM  17 January '17

Education Technology Under Betsy DeVos: What Will Its Future Hold?

Initiatives done by the previous administration helped EdTech in America flourish. Will the new officials uphold it?

Betsy DeVos

School  16 January '17

Betsy DeVos To Push For School Vouchers? Skeptics Question If It Will Help Students Get Better Access To Education

School vouchers might not help in letting students get better access to education.

President Obama Announces John King Jr. As Education Secretary During News Conference

School  13 January '17

Public Schools Keep The 'American Dream' Burning, According To Outgoing Education Secretary John King

He doesn't know what would be the next step for him after Jan. 20, but he is considering going back to teaching.

John B. King Jr.

School  10 January '17

Outgoing Education Secretary John B. King Talks Progress Made In The Past 8 Years, How Education Can Save Lives

The outgoing education secretary, John B. King Jr., said in a statement that education can save lives.

Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing For Education Secretary Nominee John King

School  27 December '16

US Education Secretary John King Calls For 'Protecting Our Students' As Betsy DeVos Takes Over In January

Beyond operation and management of schools, it's service to the students regardless of race, religion or orientation must be the priority.

Donald Trump Holds Weekend Meetings In Bedminster, NJ

School  9 December '16

The Problems With President-Elect Donald Trump's Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' Free Market Schools

Critics say the market-based approach has been known to fail students and yet the new Education head strongly believes in this system.

Homeless Family Placed In Hotel After Eviction

Homeschooling  7 December '16

Homeschool In New York: Parents Probed For 'Educational Neglect' But HSLDA Sues City For 'Systematic Mistreatment'

The kids have no current school records with the federal government but their lawyers say this is not the families' fault but the system's.

Boehner, GOP Leaders Speak To Press After House Republican Conf. Meeting

School  2 December '16

House Education Chair A Game-Changer Who Can Undo Obama's Legacy? Get To Know Rep. Virginia Foxx

Some believe that the 73-year-old politicians views are not in keeping with today's time, while others love her staunch and tough attitude.

Disney's Beauty And The Beast 25th Anniversary Special Screening

School  21 November '16

'Beauty And The Beast' Promotes Domestic Violence? One School Says Yes & Includes This In A Lesson Plan For 11 To 16-Year-Olds

Education advocates are apalled by the suggestion of a teacher who dissects the bad message that's supposedly found in the Disney fairy tale.

Donald Trump Holds Press Conference To Announce Ben Carson Endorsement

School  15 November '16

Donald Trump & The New Department Of Education: Ben Carson As Secretary? What Changes Could Be Expected?

The presiden-elect is already forming his new cabinet as he begins his work at the White House in January 2017.

Donald Trump

School  10 November '16

Donald Trump’s Presidency Vs US Education System: How Trump’s Victory Affects America’s Ed Departmentn

Donald Trump wins as the president of the United States and his presidency could affect education.

German Politicians Debate Future of Universities

College Success  18 August '16

Education News: Government Will Provide Funding For Students To Undergo Training In Non-Traditional Institutions

There will be eight partnerships between non-traditional institutions and colleges and universities where students can enroll.

Children Head Back To School In Chicago

Early Learning  26 July '16

Black Preschoolers Receive More Suspensions In School, Government Studies Find

Government data finds that more suspensions are given to black preschoolers in school.

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