Tag: Betsy DeVos

New Edu. Dept. Rule Eases Up on Students Accused of Sexual...

In the nearly four years the Trump administration has been in office, it has emboldened white supremacists, weakened environmental and financial regulations, handed a...

Federal Judge Hands Down 100K Fine To DeVos’ Education Dept. (Video)

U.S. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim handed down a contempt of court ruling for United States Education Department Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday. Earlier this month, Kim...

Education Secretary Facing Possible Jail Time For Defying A Court Order...

"I’m not sending anyone to jail yet, but it’s good to know I have that ability." This is what U.S. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim reportedly...

How Do We Pay For Tax Cuts For The Rich? Cutting...

Whenever Democrats propose policies to make college more affordable or to provide healthcare to all as a human right, there's always (always!) someone asking,...

Anti-Union Think Tanks Converge To Convince Workers To Go It Alone...

Labor Day is traditionally regarded as summer's last hurrah. Students and teachers return to school; the hot weather begins to cool (or at least it's...

The Edu. Dept. Might Be Interested In Paying Schools To Arm...

In two weeks, students all over the nation will be in school again. Some already are. That means school boards, districts, and politicians will re-ignite...
Betsy DeVos touring a Florida school with Donald Trump (image courtesy White House, part of public domain)

Betsy DeVos Tries To Dig Out From Disastrous Interview–And Fails (VIDEO/TWEETS)

If you look at Donald Trump's administration, many of the key players have had us wondering, "What is s/he doing here?" The questions are...
gun violence

Trump Unleashes His ULTIMATE Secret Weapon To Combat School Gun Violence,...

In the wake of the horrific Valentine's Day school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which claimed 17 innocent lives,...
betsy devos

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Just Banned Press From Political Event

Donald Trump's infamous Secretary of Mis-Education Betsy DeVos has taken a page from her boss's playbook and in choosing to avoid the press at...

Edu. Dept. Awards Contract To A Company Tied To Sec. Betsy...

On Thursday, the Education Department selected two firms to help collect unpaid student loans. But if there is one thing we have come to understand the past...

Edu. Dept. IG Report: Betsy DeVos Has Not Processed Any Student...

Who knew an Education Secretary would garner so much press? Normally a low-profile job, Betsy DeVos has elevated her position to unprecedentedly controversial levels. Upon assuming...

University Of Southern Florida Case Is Emblematic Of US Rape Culture...

From Harvey Weinstein to Charlie Rose, Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) to Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), recent workplace sexual misconduct allegations have dominated daily headlines. Amid...
education

Betsy DeVos Has A Bad Habit Of Not Showing Up For...

A lot of people in Donald Trump's administration give the impression that they really aren't qualified to serve at such a high level. But...

Education Dept.’s Next Move–Rescind Students’ Civil Rights Protections (Video)

Upon assuming her role as the nation's education advocate, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos decided to rescind support requiring the U.S. Education Department to investigate loan servicing companies’...

Rumor Has It Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Will Soon Resign (Video)

Expect the next resignation from President Donald Trump's administration to come fairly soon. But it's probably not going to be over Russian collusion, money laundering,...

Betsy DeVos Strikes Again–This Time It’s Against Disabled Students (Video)

In America, we believe everyone should be educated. An educated populace is the backbone of democracy. To that end, we promise to all children the right...
education

Obama-Era Sexual Assault Investigations Were Problematic–Here’s Why (VIDEO)

On Friday afternoon, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rescinded guidelines issued by the Obama administration on how colleges and universities should address sexual assault on...

What Betsy DeVos’ Title IX Review Reminds Us About White Women’s...

A key tenet of the feminist movement is rape and sexual assault advocacy. Donald Trump openly bragged about the crime of sexual assault when...

‘Just Grab ‘Em By The P*ssy’ – White House Removes Stats...

The feminist movement is built in large part around a woman's right to be seen and heard as more than property. Therefore, when audio...

DeVos’ Civil Rights Chief: 90 Percent Of Campus Rape Claims Are...

On Monday, Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.) called for Betsy DeVos to remove her acting civil rights chief, Candice Jackson, for "callous" comments about campus...