Stories tagged: education secretary
UPDATED: Mon., April 22, 2019, 10:41 a.m.
The high school journalists were shut out of the roundtable, advertised as an “open press event,” because they had not sent in an RSVP to an invitation they had never …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit-colleges, the Associated Press has learned.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Students at Harvard University staged a protest Thursday as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered an address on school choice.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
Drawing shouts of “Liar!” and “Just go,” Education Secretary Betsy DeVos powered through her commencement address Wednesday at a historically black university, even as many of the graduating students turned …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos watched a transgender girl eat applesauce and draw and listened to another student’s emotional story of feeling marginalized at school, as activists pressed DeVos to make …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
Two Republican senators announced Wednesday that they will not support Betsy DeVos’ nomination to become education secretary, in an unusual display of resistance from members of the president’s own party …
Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
Education Secretary pick Betsy DeVos has finalized her financial and ethics disclosures ahead of her confirmation vote, but Democratic senators still say they need more information. In documents released by …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 6:52 p.m.
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says President elect-Donald Trump offered him the job of education secretary, but that he turned it down for personal reasons.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 2:36 p.m.
Shirley Hufstedler, who served as the first U.S. secretary of education following the creation of the department by President Jimmy Carter, has died. She was 90.