secretary-of-education Archives

The New Segregation – Hostile Takeover of Public Schools by Red States

July 7, 2018

Republican attacks on public schools are about racism and power, not doing what's right for kids.

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‘Harsh Punishment’ – Trump and DeVos Push Back of Student Protections Is Sending Black Kids to Jail

April 23, 2018

Shutdown of Texas Schools Probe Shows Trump Administration Pullback on Civil Rights By Annie Waldman ProPublica Beside a highway in Bryan, Texas, tucked between a motorcycle bar and the county jail, stands a low-slung, sprawling complex with tinted windows, sandstone walls…

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Elizabeth Warren Slams DeVos ‘The Worst Secretary of Education This Country Has Ever Seen’

March 2, 2018

Warren Gives Trump’s Education Secretary an f- Back in late-March 2017, populist Senator Elizabeth Warren launched a campaign initiative called “DeVos Watch.” As the name implies, it was designed to increase awareness and accountability for the actions of President Trump’s…

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DeVos Rolls Back Campus Assault Guidance as GOP Proves They Hate Obama More than They Hate Rape

September 22, 2017

DeVos Makes The World A Safer Place…For Rapists Besty DeVos and the Republican party at large are busy proving to the world that they hate former President Barack Obama more than they hate rape. This is a party that would…

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The Internet Schools Education Sec. DeVos with QuestionsForBetsy Hashtag — and She Flunks

May 24, 2017

Wednesday was a big day for Secretary of Education Betsy Devos, who faced a grilling by the House Appropriations subcommittee on the education part of President Trump’s proposed budget. DeVos gets tutored by twitter users…and still flunks Her testimony was…

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Ed Secretary DeVos Moves Quickly to Hand Schools Over To the Koch Brothers, Heritage Foundation

March 17, 2017

Apparently it isn’t enough for Betsy DeVos to destroy the education system in her home state of Michigan by paying politicians copious amounts of money to honor her nefarious wishes and pass bills establishing charter schools and voucher programs. Noooo,…

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QUICK WORK: GOP Lawmaker Proposes Abolishing Dept of Education Hours After DeVos Confirmation

February 7, 2017

GOP Rep Thomas Massie Moves To Abolish Department Of Education Just hours after Betsy DeVos narrowly squeaked through confirmation and became the Secretary of Education, a GOP lawmaker introduced legislation to abolish the Department of Education. Hailing from Kentucky, GOP…

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From Common Core To Neurocore: DeVos Fries Kids Brains With Fake Science For Money

February 2, 2017

Betsy DeVos’s Scary Link To Unproven Therapy Methods Through a company called Neurocore, Betsy DeVos is making money off of families of children with special needs. Neurocore promotes bogus science as a near-cure for complex disorders like autism and ADHD. It…

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Betsy DeVos Faces Unprecedented Opposition As GOP Senators Vow Block (VIDEO)

February 2, 2017

Trump’s Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos got a two-for-one smackdown by two GOP senators who question her qualifications for leading the Department of Education. DeVos Now Faces Major Hurdles In a pair of back-to-back speeches Wednesday on the Senate…

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Trump’s Secretary Of Education Thinks Child Labor Will Make America Great Again

November 24, 2016

Ah, The Good Old Days, When Men Were Men And Children Labored! Remember the good old days of child labor, when little ones were ripped from their mother’s arms and marched off to work long hours, so they could learn the value…

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