Betsy Devos

Trump’s Attack on “Failing Government Schools” Reveals Religiously-Repressive, Racist, and Homophobic Attack on Public Education

In his State of the Union Address, Trump took a swipe at what he called “failing government schools.” Most of…

2 years ago

Betsy DeVos’ Corrupt Assault on Public Education Continues

The drama of the impeachment of the nation’s president, reports indicate, simply has not captured the interest or concern of…

2 years ago

Opinion: Kansas and Kentucky Show Support For Public Education: A Key For 2020 Democrats

Back in 2004, Thomas Frank’s book What’s the Matter with Kansas? elevated the state as the textbook case of how…

2 years ago

Debate makes Clear: Public Education, the Public Good itself, Hang in the Balance in 2020

When asked about his approach to education in last Thursday’s Democratic primary debate, Pete Buttigieg’s response boiled down the difference…

2 years ago

Betsy DeVos Busted For Illegally Using Your Money To Put More Guns In Schools

The Education Department’s acting inspector general found that Betsy DeVos broke federal law when she did nothing to block federal…

2 years ago

Betsy DeVos Is Proposing New Rules to Protect Accused Rapists

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is in the process of writing new rules to expand protections for both students and…

3 years ago

Education Groups Sue Betsy DeVos For Not Protecting Students

The National Education Associaton and the California Teachers Association are suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education…

3 years ago

DeVos: Safety Commission Won’t Study Role of Guns in School Violence

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testified on Capital Hill Tuesday saying that the role of guns in school violence…

3 years ago

Former Education Secretary Duncan Wants To Boycott Schools Until Gun Laws Change

What if children stopped going to school until gun laws were changed to keep schools safe? That is the radical…

3 years ago

Kochs and DeVos Are Funding Group Discrediting Teacher Strikes

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the Koch Brothers are funding a right-wing network that is behind a new secret…

3 years ago

Trump Sending Conflicting Messages While Leading On Gun Reform

Ever since seventeen children were tragically killed and another sixteen injured last month in yet another school shooting at Marjorie Stoneman-Douglas…

4 years ago

Bernie Sanders Demands Congress Fight Betsy DeVos’ Attack On Sexual Assault Victims

"This decision does a disservice to those who have worked hard to address sexual violence. Congress must now act to…

4 years ago

Betsy DeVos’ Defense Of Rapist Rights Was Trump’s Vilest Attack On Women Yet

DeVos claimed the guidelines do not do enough to address the due process rights of those accused of sexual assault…

4 years ago

Elizabeth Warren Obliterates Trump For Rolling Back Obama-Era Student Debt Relief Rules

The two rules being reworked by the administration help protect students from shady lending behavior and assist them in finding…

4 years ago

Opinion: Trump’s Ed. Secretary DeVos Made It Harder To Repay Student Loans

Betsy DeVos eliminated President Obama's policies to make student loan repayment easier and to prevent student loan recipients from defaulting.

4 years ago

Opinion: As Americans Abandon Religion, Trump Conservatives Push Church In Schools

Although it is true religious Republicans have panted to make public education a theocratic endeavor for a few decades, it…

4 years ago

Opinion: Donald Trump’s Cabinet Is a Veritable Liars Club

18 U.S. Code § 1621: Anyone, after having taken an oath, who willfully lies is guilty of perjury and shall…

5 years ago

Opinion: Trump Unleashes Hell By Rescinding Transgender Kids’ Protection

By following evangelical preachers’ edict to legalize discrimination against school-age children, Trump unleashed his theocrats and set a dangerous precedent.

5 years ago

Republican Senator Torn To Shreds At Town Hall Over His Support For Betsy DeVos

Republicans are learning that they can't defend the indefensible.

5 years ago

Trump Administration Takes Ax To Obama-Era Protections For Transgender Students

It's just the latest move in Donald Trump's quest to turn back the clock on civil rights in America.

5 years ago

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