Posts tagged: Secretary of Education - Diverse

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If Joe Biden Wins, Who Could Be the Next Secretary of Education?

by | September 3, 2020 With election season very much upon us, a question is on the minds of higher education leaders. Read more

Trump Vetoes Move to Ease Loan Forgiveness for Defrauded Students

by | May 31, 2020
President Donald Trump late on Friday vetoed a resolution that would have made it easier for st [...] Read more

Report: Undocumented Students Generated $133 Million in Emergency Aid, but They Won’t Receive a Penny

by Pearl Stewart | May 18, 2020
An estimated half-million undocumented students enrolled in colleges and universities generated [...] Read more

Pence, DeVos Discuss College Reopening With 14 College Leaders

| May 14, 2020
Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday held a call with 14 college and university leaders on th [...] Read more

How Will the Coronavirus Change Higher Education for Incarcerated Students?

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Like the rest of the higher education landscape, college programs in prisons across the country [...] Read more

California Community Colleges Sue Betsy DeVos for DACA, Other Exclusions, in CARES Act

| May 12, 2020
California Community Colleges on Monday sued Secretary of Education Betsy Devos for not allowin [...] Read more

Officials and Advocates Seek to Halt Title IX Rule Changes Amid COVID-19 Disruptions

by Pearl Stewart | April 6, 2020
Three Senators joined 18 state attorneys general and a leading academic association to urge the [...] Read more

Warren Aims to End Student Debt, If Elected

by | January 15, 2020
If elected president, Senator Elizabeth Warren plans to forgive existing student loan debt on h [...] Read more

PROSPER Act’s Impact on TRIO Programs Concerns Many Schools

by | April 11, 2018
More than 400 higher education institutions are worried about some proposed revisions to the fe [...] Read more

Why Betsy DeVos Will Never be the HBCUs’ ‘Boo’

by | May 22, 2017
What the Betsy DeVos debacle at Bethune-Cookman University provides is an opportunity for criti [...] 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

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 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

Experts Wary of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | December 1, 2016
Though early, the new appointee’s track record of supporting privatization of education and l [...] Read more
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