Posts tagged: Secretary of Education - Diverse

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

Insiders See Darling-Hammond or Ben Carson as Next Secretary of Education

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 12, 2016
Those predictions come courtesy of the latest “Education Insider” released Wednesday by Whi [...] Read more

Education Secretary Nominee: Curbing Student Loan Debt, Campus Assaults Among Priorities

by Catherine Morris | February 25, 2016
Student loan debt and the campus sexual assault debate were two of the higher-education-related [...] Read more