DeVos resigns, saying Trump’s rhetoric had reached ‘inflection point’
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.
Analysis: The disconnect between the realities and the rhetoric of reopening
Despite rising coronavirus case numbers — and rising public concern — federal and state leaders want and expect schools to reopen in just a few weeks.
DeVos vs. Democrats: a quick recap
President Trump’s education secretary sparred with congressional Democrats Tuesday, over the White House’s proposed 10 percent cut in education spending.
Trump budget II: More proposed cuts, more money for school choice
“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.
Where in the world is Sherri Ybarra?
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.
Is DeVos a short-timer? Um, maybe not
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.
DeVos sued over for-profit college rules
Nineteen Democratic attorneys general brought the case, filed in federal court Thursday. Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden is not a party to the case.
DeVos declines education writers’ invite
“(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.
Ybarra rips media coverage of DeVos
“I went through exactly what she’s going through,” Ybarra told Chuck Malloy of Idaho Politics Weekly, in a column posted Monday.
‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, DeVos has got to go!’
Idaho students rallied on the Statehouse steps Thursday to protest the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S. education secretary.