Betsy DeVos

Trump Admin Tells UNC, Duke to Revise Islam Program or Lose Taxpayer Funds

The Trump administration is calling on the University of North Carolina (UNC) and Duke University to revise their joint Middle Eastern studies program or lose taxpayer funding. According to the Department of Education, the program offers very few, “if any,” programs focused on the historic discrimination against religious minorities in the Middle East, and lacks balance, focusing on the “positive aspects of Islam” while having an “absolute absence” of a similar focus on the positive aspects of Christianity and Judaism.

The Associated Press

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 …

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 …