Betsy DeVos Is Fabricating History to Sell a Bad Education Policy

What the education secretary gets wrong about workforce training in public schools In a speech last week to the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made her latest pitch for a radical...

Poll: Americans want Congress to reduce student debt, improve K-12 funding

Americans in a new poll of education priorities say they have a couple of top assignments for the new Congress — slash student debt and boost funding for public schools. The majority of Americans —...

Teachers quit their jobs in record numbers during 2018

Skimpy budgets, low pay and public disrespect is prompting educators to abandon the classroom in droves Citing low pay, widespread disrespect and potential opportunities in other fields, frustrated public-school teachers walked away from their classrooms...

Omarosa: DeVos said black college students lack the ‘capacity to understand’ her agenda

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos allegedly said the students who booed her May 2017 commencement speech at a historically black college didn't have the "capacity to understand" what she wants to accomplish, according to the...

Besty DeVos is in Switzerland instead of at her School Safety Commission’s public listening...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos won’t be around Wednesday to attend the first public “listening session” hosted by the new federal school safety commission, which she chairs. She’s in Switzerland. According to a release from her department,...

On unemployment, Trump was born on third base, thinks he hit a triple

Those who visit the White House’s online homepage right now are greeted with a headline that happens to be true: “Unemployment Falls Below 4 Percent for the First Time Since 2000.” Those who click...

Yale University Votes to Rescind Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

The Yale University Board of Trustees has voted to rescind Bill Cosby's honorary degree after the comedian was found guilty on sexual assault charges on Thursday. Cosby was convicted on three counts of aggravated assault...

‘They’ve given us a raise and nothing for students

'They've given us a raise and nothing for students': Teacher walkout shows no sign of ending Educators stand fast; TPS closed again Wednesday Oklahoma’s teacher walkout and Capitol protest showed no signs of stopping after a...

Foreign visas plunge under Trump

The United States is granting fewer visitor visas to people from around the world — not just Muslims — as President Donald Trump ratchets up his anti-immigration rhetoric. By one measure, the U.S. granted 13...

These Are The Transgender Students Whom The Education Department Abandoned

These transgender students hoped the Department of Education would help them. Instead, they were rejected. At least three school districts around the country are continuing to enforce potentially hostile restroom policies for transgender students after...

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