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‘It’s Time For A Lesson’: Betsy DeVos Fires Back At Teacher Union Head

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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos fired back at the head of a teachers’ union Tuesday and said, “It’s time for a lesson.” DeVos spoke out Tuesday against Randi Weingarten, the American Federation of Teachers president, in regards to Weingarten’s tweet saying that DeVos attempts to keep children out of public schools. “What about the 90% of children whose parents choose ...

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DeVos Deplores American Students’ Education: ‘This Country Is In A Student Achievement Crisis’

Secretary of Education Betsey Devos deplored the state of American students’ education Wednesday, saying that the United States is in a student achievement crisis.” Devos referred to the 2019 Nation’s Report Card, a national assessment of what the United States students’ academic understandings and abilities released Wednesday. The report found that between 2017 and 2019, reading and mathematics scores lowered ...

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Federal Judge Holds Secretary DeVos In Contempt Of Court, Imposes Fine Of $100,000

A federal judge held Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in contempt of court Thursday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim imposed a $100,000 fine on DeVos for violating a court order that mandated DeVos stop collecting student loans owed by students at defunct Corinthian Colleges, according to Politico, which noted that it is highly unusual for a judge to hold the ...

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DeVos: No Surprise That ‘Families Want More Control’ Over Children’s Education

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said that it is no surprise “families want more control” over their children’s education. The Secretary of Education spoke in reference to a 2019 opinion poll on education policy from Education Next, which reveals that American families want more control over the education of their children. “American families want more control and more options ...

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DeVos Launches Investigation Into Allegations Of Anti-Semitism At Duke And UNC Conference

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The Department of Education announced Monday it will investigate a March conference hosted by Duke University and the University of North Carolina accused of displaying anti-Semitic and anti-Israel bias. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced in a letter to Republican North Carolina Rep. George Holding that she is launching an investigation into the matter. Her letter followed Holding’s April 15 ...

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‘I Know She’s Stupid’: Teacher Union Leader Calls On Betsy DeVos To Resign

The president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) called Education Secretary Betsy DeVos “stupid” during a Michigan town hall meeting, which featured California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris Monday. Randi Weingarten told a crowd of about 200 union members from the education and health care fields in Detroit that they must fight against DeVos for disinvestment in public education, Courthouse ...

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Betsy DeVos Undergoes Surgery Following Biking Accident

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos underwent surgery Thursday following a recent biking accident, a U.S. Department of Education (DOE) official confirmed. “Secretary DeVos underwent surgery yesterday to repair a broken bone suffered during a recent road biking accident,” Liz Hill, press secretary at the DOE, said to The Daily Caller News Foundation over email. “She will rest at home for a ...

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Chicago School Board Sues DeVos, Education Dept Over Withheld Funding

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Chicago Public Schools (CPS) sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) on Friday, claiming they unlawfully withheld $4 million in grants surrounding the district’s alleged mishandling of sexual assault complaints. The funds would have turned three public schools into magnet schools, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday. Magnet schools are still public schools, but often specialize in specific themes like Science, ...

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The White House Daily Chronicle, March 27, 2018

Quick Links: Trump’s Itinerary Tweets Statements Executive Actions Nominations Heads of State comms The news behind the news on the president, administration and everything White House is always in …  The White House Daily Chronicles. note: this post is updated throughout the day as events warrant See all of the daily White House Daily Chronicles HERE. Presidential Itinerary – the details President Donald ...

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Betsy Devos: “How The Omnibus Spending Law Makes Schools Safer”

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“[President] Trump and his entire administration are committed to making America safe by implementing evidence-based measures that will help improve mental health, prevent crime, and keep violent behavior out of our schools and communities.” “How the omnibus spending law makes schools safer” By Secretary Betsy DeVos Washington Examiner March 26, 2018 [President] Trump and his entire administration are committed to ...

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President Donates Entire Salary to Education

Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Betsy DeVos press briefing

President Donald Trump donated his entire White House salary for the second quarter to the Department of Education. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made the announcement at Wednesday’s White House press briefing – the first one to be held on camera in more than a week. The donation will be used ...

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Press Briefing with Press Secretary Sarah Sanders 7/26/17

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders briefs the press on the events and issues of the day. Joined by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Sanders announced that President Donald Trump will donate his White House salary for this quarter to the Department of Education.

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WATCH: VP Pence and Secretary DeVos at school choice event – Update: Surprise appearance by President Trump

Mike Pence and Betsy DeVos School Choice event 5-3-17

Vice President Pence Joins Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at a School Choice Event Wednesday morning in celebration of School Choice Week. The President also made a surprise appearance at the event to talk about the Opportunity Scholarship that allows low-income families to move their children from underperforming public schools to private institutions. The video also features an inspiring story from the daughter ...

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WATCH: Betsy DeVos Addresses Department of Education Staff

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos addresses the Department’s staff in remarks that focus on their work and mission. Her speech was one hoping to mend the divisiveness seeded by Senate democrats at the behest of the public education lobby. “I’m ready to work with you. Let’s get started,” Devos remarked. “Let’s set an example by being sincere and honest, ...

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Sausage Making in Full View 02-07-2017

U.S. Senate Votes on Betsy DeVos

Through our “contact us” page, we have received the message that many of you prefer to see just how the “sausage” is made in D.C. so we’ve started streaming, recording, highlighting and showing raw video from the White House, Congress, the Supreme Court, appellate courts and more. You asked for raw access to the White House’s press briefings, Senate votes ...

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