Tag: U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

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DeVos Wants U.S. to Adopt European Education Policies

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says switching to the type of education and workforce development policies embraced by countries such as Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the U.K. would “help catch us up” to students in other countries.

President Barack Obama takes questions from first grade students during a classroom visit at Gen. Clarence Tinker elementary school at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Obama is returning to Washington after visiting US Central Command (CentCom) and was updated on the ongoing military campaigns in Iraq …

Obama Supporters Rush to Save His ‘Dangerous’ School Leniency Policy for Minority Students

As U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was meeting behind closed doors with educators and parents to re-evaluate the Obama-era school leniency policy of reducing reports of violent behavior committed by minority students, left-wing media and politicians were touting a new report that noted black students, boys, and students identified as “disabled” are disciplined at higher rates.

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Feds, State Demand Texas Education Agency Fix Special Education

The U.S. Department of Education determined that a decline in special education services offered to Texas school children resulted from policies instituted by the Texas Education Agency. These policies prevented eligible students from having access to valuable educational programs.

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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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Luther Strange Supports Federal Government’s Role in Education

Luther Strange – like many establishment Republicans – supports the most recent federal education law called the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – which still requires the U.S. Education Department to approve of the education plans of every state.