Stories tagged: "Betsy DeVos"


Marisol Garcia standing with Arizona signpost in front of desert landscape
Arizona Teacher Union VP Says Biden Will Fix DeVos’ Education Mess

Trump has received pushback for choosing business-minded DeVos to run education, while Biden has promised to build a “teacher-oriented” department.

President Donald Trump listens during a "National Dialogue on Safely Reopening America's Schools," event in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump Pressures Governors to Fully Reopen Schools Even as Coronavirus Surges—Or Else

“It’s clear that our nation’s schools must fully reopen and fully operate this school year. Anything short of that robs students, not to mention taxpayers, of their future,” DeVos said during a call with governors.

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How is DeVos’ Attempt to Use Pandemic Funding For Private Schools Playing Out in Arizona?

The president of the Arizona Education Association says DeVos' guidance harms public school students by shifting funds to wealthy private schools.

Student loan borrowers gain victory in Senate
Senate Votes to Stop DeVos From Further Hurting Defrauded Students

“She made it extremely difficult for these students to get any relief. These schools take the money and run, and the students end up holding the bag with massive debts."