Post Tagged with: "Betsy DeVos"

VIEWPOINT: Recommit to Title IX

On Sept. 7, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced President Donald Trump’s administration will open a public comment period, beginning the process to create new regulations concerning Title IX, a federal law stating that access to education should not be denied on the basis of sex. DeVos has targeted several[Read More…]

by September 13, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: Department of Educational Deficiency

VIEWPOINT: Department of Educational Deficiency

On Tuesday, the Senate confirmed billionaire Republican mega-donor Betsy DeVos as secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. DeVos was confirmed despite having no formal experience in a classroom, no formal education training, little knowledge of federal education law and policy and holding millions of dollars in investments representing incredible[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 6 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
PETROCHEILOS: Prioritizing A Democratic Transition

PETROCHEILOS: Prioritizing A Democratic Transition

For the past few weeks, I have been fortunate enough to attend the highly publicized confirmation hearings as an extern for Senate President pro tempore Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). Essentially, these confirmation hearings mean cameras, heavy speechwriting and the ever-gloomy realization that although President Donald Trump has held office since Jan.[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top