Tag: U.S. Education Department

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Ends Obama Campus Sex Misconduct Policies

In interim guidance released Friday, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos ended the campus sexual misconduct policies put forward by former President Barack Obama, stating that, while colleges must continue to combat sexual misconduct on campus, the process must be “fair and impartial,” and inspiring “confidence in its outcomes.”

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Left Mocks Betsy DeVos, Former Public School Student Defends Her

Using #Questions4Betsy, some on the left mocked U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Twitter leading up to her testimony Tuesday before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee regarding the Trump administration’s proposed education budget for 2018.

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Left Fears Trump’s Pick for Education Department’s Civil Rights Office

Leftwing media and organizations are fretting over U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s choice of Candice Jackson as acting assistant secretary for that department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR), citing concerns about her views on affirmative action, feminism, and campus sexual assault policy.

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Betsy DeVos Assessing Obama Campus Sexual Assault Policies

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is beginning to assess campus sexual harassment and assault practices put in place by the Obama administration, policies which many claim violate the due process rights of accused persons.

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U.S. Education Dept. and Common Core Seek to ‘Guide’ State Education Plans

The U.S. Education Department (USED) has released a new guide on how states can fulfill their requirement of gaining the federal department’s approval of their education plans. https://twitter.com/usedgov/status/841336978926850048 Under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – which replaced No