DC Police Investigating Report Of Assault On DeVos At Public School

"Because she lacks so much experience in public expenditure management, it is impossible to gauge the extent to which her office poses a threat to universities that support the Jesuit mission of protecting refugees from both an administrative and political standpoint". We had the opportunity to learn, to achieve, and to become anything we wanted. He also said he appreciated the protesters who spoke up on behalf of public schools.

She stumbled in her confirmation hearing, and Democrats held an all-night marathon against her before the final vote.

North Dakota students, teachers, and parents deserve better.

More than 3,300 North Dakotans contacted Sen.

DeVos played a large role in expanding charter schools in MI, and critics say the consequences have been terrible.

The newly confirmed United States education secretary Betsy DeVos - who wants guns to be allowed in schools for protection from grizzly bears - has officially seen, firsthand, the strong public opposition to her new gig. She's been one of my biggest supporters since day one.

Students, parents, and teachers across the state shared serious, vocal concerns.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is a controversial figure because of her support for charter schools and her fundraising for Republicans.

Inside the school, DeVos toured classrooms and met with the school's teachers and principal as well as the district's chancellor. Two GOP senators, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, were courageous enough to break from their party and vote against her. DeVos' nomination was fiercely opposed by teachers unions and Democratic lawmakers in large part over her long support for charter schools and other public school alternatives.

Jefferson, a few blocks from department headquarters, is five years into a turnaround effort and is often cited as an example of the systemwide improvements in the city's public schools. So are my six siblings, and my two kids.

Jefferson is a school serving mostly black students. The President's Counselor should know the ethical guidelines of her job before she violates them on television.

It's said that charter schools don't work and just take money from public schools. "The debate around her nomination has been a healthy exercise of our democracy, made all the more important because it involves our most precious possession, our children".

However, Congress curtailed the education department's authority to push a federal agenda on local schools, making that move under the Obama Administration's Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Glass said.

  • Larry Hoffman