Shane Vander Hart: Getting rid of the U.S. Department of Education would be great, but like Hydra, one blow is likely not enough to get rid of Fed Ed.
Betsy DeVos, in her first day as Secretary of Education, did not publicly touch on policy, but called for those of differing opinions to find common ground.
Jenni White: After barely passing out of the Senate HELP Committee I predict DeVos will be confirmed by the full senate which will lead to very little change.
A list of education staffers sworn in this past Friday indicates that the Department of Education (ED) will be aligned to DeVos’ agenda, not Trump’s.
The U.S. Department of Education killed their draft rule for Title I funding in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) known as “Supplement, Not Supplant.”
Shane Vander Hart discusses four takeaways from the Senate HELP Committee’s confirmation hearing of Betsy DeVos’ nomination for U.S. Secretary of Education.
Shane Vander Hart lists the names of the members of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee for the 2017 session.
Frederick Hess at Education Next wrote a great list of 10 New Year’s resolutions for those who will be taking charge at the U.S. Department of Education.
To block Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Education it would require all of the Democrat Senators and three Republicans to vote against her which is extremely unlikely.
The Heritage Foundation outline six things that President-elect Donald Trump’s Secretary of Education nominee, Betsy DeVos, in her first 100 days.