The polarizing education secretary joins an exodus from President Trump’s inner circle, one day after Trump supporters staged a deadly riot on Capitol Hill.
Despite rising coronavirus case numbers — and rising public concern — federal and state leaders want and expect schools to reopen in just a few weeks.
“The president’s budget request expands education freedom for America’s families while protecting our nation’s most vulnerable students,” Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said. But the proposal puts two popular programs on the chopping block.
Idaho’s state superintendent is among 1,100 people attending a national summit on school reform in Nashville, Tenn. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was among Thursday’s speakers.
A scoop? Or fake news? One viral news story suggests the controversial education secretary is on her way out of the Trump cabinet. Other journalists dismiss the story as flimsy.
“(Education Writers Association) has been privileged to hear from every previous education secretary, dating to the Carter administration,” the group said in a message to its members.