Post Tagged with: "Betsy DeVos"

Activists protest Secretary of Education Betsy Devos' rescission of Obama-era Title IX policies.

Activists and Survivors Convene for Campus Sexual Assault Vigil

“I believe you. I support you. You are not alone.” So shouted a crowd of sexual assault survivors, friends and family, activists and students outside the Department of Education on Thursday during the National Vigil for Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault. The vigil aimed to push back against Betsy DeVos[Read More…]

by October 23, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

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