Someone needs to listen to Michelle Obama‘s advice and “go high.” Over the weekend, vandals unmoored Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos‘s yacht. The boat, which was docked on Lake Erie in Ohio, suffered $5000 to $10,000 in damage before the crew was able to regain control. It’s valued at about $40 million. Police are check surveillance video […]
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos stated that HBCUs were "pioneers of school choice" Monday evening , ignoring the painful racism that barred Blacks from attending schools and having access to equal teaching.
Leaders at more than 100 historically Black colleges are planning a meeting with President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers to discuss overcoming funding and enrollment challenges facing schools on Feb. 28.
Cartoonist Glenn McCoy who caught heat Tuesday for depicting U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as Ruby Bridges -- the African-American girl in Norman Rockwell's southern school desegregation painting "The Problem We All Live With" -- explained his controversial decision Wednesday.
The errors didn’t stop there. There was also a misspelling in the apology that the department issued. The U.S. Department of Education had a few spelling mishaps on Twitter early Sunday morning while trying to pay homage to W.E.B. Du Bois. According to the Washington Post, the department tweeted one of the civil rights […]
The U.S. Department of Education misspelled W.E.B. Du Bois’ name on Twitter while trying to pay homage to the civil rights leader.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was physically blocked from entering a Washington, D.C., public school on Friday morning.
Republicans cleared the path for DeVos with a party-line vote of 12, while 11 Democrat committee members voted against her. The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Betsy DeVos as education secretary, approving the beleaguered nominee “with the help of a historic tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence,” reports The New York Times: It was the first time […]