Betsy DeVos

Melania Trump Revives Youth Program Working Group

First lady Melania Trump and a host of Cabinet secretaries and top Trump administration officials reconvened the interagency working group on youth programs in the White House State Dining Room Monday morning, offering information on initiatives with which Be Best may choose to partner.

U.S. first lady Melania Trump speaks to representatives of an Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs during a State Dining Room event at the White House March 18, 2019 in Washington, DC. The first lady convened a meeting of the group to discuss youth programs that align with her Be …

Betsy DeVos Unveils Federalized School Choice Plan

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos unveiled a plan Thursday that would provide $5 billion to federalize school choice by setting up a nationwide federal tax-credit scholarship program.

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Rep. Thomas Massie Reintroduces Bill to Abolish Education Department

“The bill states, ‘The Department of Education shall terminate on December 31, 2020,’” wrote the congressman. “Neither Congress nor the President, through his appointees, has the constitutional authority to dictate how and what our children must learn.”

Christian Buzzerd, a teacher at Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School in Ellicott City, Maryland, helps a pupil write in cursive on Octber 15, 2013.

School Choice Advocates Market Vouchers to Illegal Aliens

“The Supreme Court ruled in the Plyler decision that free public education cannot by denied to any student from Kindergarten to the last year of high school (12th grade) due to their parents’ migration status,” the AFC notice to Spanish-speaking parents states. “Just like the public education system, the ESA program does not require proof of income, proof of migration status, and children do not need to have certain grades to enter the ESA program, according to the ESA law.”

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JANUARY 28: Children wave their hands at a private nursery school January 28, 2005 in Glasgow, Scotland. The average price of pre-school care has increased over the past year, sending child care prices to an average of GBP200 in parts of the southeast. Many working parents in …