Tag: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

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Trump Administration Plans to Scrap Obama Rule Cracking Down on For-Profit Schools

“Students deserve useful and relevant data when making important decisions about their education post-high school,” said education Secretary Betsy DeVos. “That’s why instead of targeting schools simply by their tax status, this administration is working to ensure students have transparent, meaningful information about all colleges and all programs.”

An evangelist inmate reads the Bible with their fellow prisoners in the Colina prison in Santiago, Chile, August 22, 2014.

Cabinet Members Launch White House Bible Study

There’s one weekly gathering of President Donald Trump’s executive branch that isn’t getting much coverage from the media but it may be one of the most influential — a Bible study.

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Trump to Sign Executive Order Calling for Local Control of Education

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday afternoon that directs U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to study where the federal government has overstepped its boundaries and infringed upon state and local governments in education matters.

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Cuomo: Transgender Students Will Not Lose Protections in New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that transgender students would not lose protections in his state despite the Trump administration’s decision to repeal guidelines allowing children to use school bathrooms according to their preferred gender identity, the Hill reported.