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DeVos weighs in on variety of education topics

2/20/2017

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a recent interview addressed a variety of topics, such as school choice, Common Core and the Every Student Succeeds Act. On school choice, DeVos said, "Florida is a good and growing example of what can happen when you have a robust array of choices."

DeVos letter addresses current state of ESSA

2/20/2017

US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in a letter to state school chiefs said the department still will accept consolidated state plans regarding the Every Student Succeeds Act on April 3 or Sept. 18. The letter also addresses existing regulatory delay and review, and the potential repeal of recent regulations by Congress.

DeVos gives first speech as education secretary

2/20/2017

US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos addressed more than 200 employees at the Department of Education, pledging to put "students first." "We believe students deserve learning environments that foster innovation and curiosity, and are also free from harm," she said.

DeVos weighs in on variety of education topics

2/17/2017

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a recent interview addressed a variety of topics, such as school choice, Common Core and the Every Student Succeeds Act. On school choice, DeVos said, "Florida is a good and growing example of what can happen when you have a robust array of choices."

Community colleges "essential," DeVos says

2/17/2017

Community colleges are "essential engines" to economic growth in the US, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said during an address to education leaders. DeVos promised to work with community college leaders to reauthorize the Higher Education Act and increase the flexibility of Pell Grants.

White House hosts meeting with parents, teachers

2/16/2017

President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos held a meeting at the White House Tuesday for parents and teachers. The meeting included representatives from public, charter, private and home schools.

What's next for Education Department?

2/15/2017

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a recent interview talked about potential changes to the US Department of Education. "We'll be examining and auditing and reviewing all of the programs of the department and really figuring out what is the core mission, and how can the federal department of education really support and enhance the role of the departments in the states," she said.

WWMT's Lubratich released after political tweets

2/15/2017

Executive Producer Randy Lubratich of Sinclair-owned WWMT was fired after two tweets that violated the company's social media policy. Lubratich's tweets about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos violated an internal memo sent by Vice President of News Scott Livingston regarding political bias.

DeVos discusses what's next for Education Dept.

2/15/2017

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a recent interview talked about potential changes to the US Department of Education. "We'll be examining and auditing and reviewing all of the programs of the department and really figuring out what is the core mission, and how can the federal department of education really support and enhance the role of the departments in the states," she said.