Posts tagged: Betsy DeVos - Diverse

Rights Advocates: Jackson a Troubling Choice for Acting Head of Office of Civil Rights

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 18, 2017
The person that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently put in charge of her agency’ [...] Read more

Sharpton: Higher Ed Diversity in Jeopardy in Trump Era

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 23, 2017
If President Donald J. Trump succeeds in getting Neil Gorsuch confirmed as the next Supreme Cou [...] Read more

Dillard President: What President Trump Needs to Hear

by Walter M. Kimbrough | February 27, 2017
We’ve seen federal and state divestment in education, making the idea of education as the pat [...] Read more

Senate Democrats Question Role of DeVos Advisory Group

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 26, 2017
The letter asks Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to clarify how the task force — reportedly [...] Read more

DeVos: Obama Administration ‘Failed Miserably’ at Improving Education

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 23, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos cited the Obama administration for spending money on a [...] Read more

DeVos Says Community Colleges Key to Workforce Development

by Catherine Morris | February 16, 2017
Community colleges will play an important role in advancing President Donald Trump’s workforc [...] Read more

Guillermo: Under Trump, Education Loses Out to Distractions

by Emil Guillermo | February 12, 2017
After just three weeks, you’ve got to hand it to Trump 45. He’s terrorized us all and shake [...] Read more

DeVos Touts Merits of Diversity, Inclusion in Debut

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 8, 2017
Newly minted U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made her debut at the agency she now overs [...] Read more

DeVos Confirmation Fails to End Uncertainty

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 7, 2017
Although Betsy DeVos narrowly secured confirmation to lead the Department of Education, questio [...] Read more

Report Links ‘Disadvantaged’ Students, Quality Schools to Higher Loan Repayment Rate

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | February 6, 2017
Authors of a new study say that low-income or “disadvantaged students — and taxpayer money [...] Read more

DeVos Nomination in Trouble as 2 GOP Senators Announce Dissent

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press | February 1, 2017
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s nomination of school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as education s [...] Read more

DeVos Moves Forward but Opposition Closely Follows

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | January 31, 2017
Despite protestations from Democrats who said Betsy DeVos will have an adverse impact on higher [...] Read more

DeVos Calls for Higher Ed Reset at Factious Hearing

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | January 18, 2017
In a contentious Senate confirmation hearing in which Democrats cast her as unqualified to be s [...] Read more

Senators May Find Betsy DeVos not a Quick Read

by Catherine Morris | January 12, 2017
Regarded as a conservative, Betsy DeVos has attracted criticism in recent months from affirmati [...] Read more

House Democrats, Teachers Unions Rally Against Betsy DeVos Nomination

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | January 10, 2017
Casting her as the “antithesis” to public education, House Democrats — joined by the lead [...] Read more