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It began with naming an International Baccalaureate coordinator who had never taught an IB class.
He didn't say anything like this about any other of the other nominees whose papers he signed.
Michael Moore calls for mass opposition to Betsy DeVos as pushback against Trump's education pick grows
Even groups that support the same causes are opposing her nomination.
Many Democrats have been supporting traditional Republican views of school reform for years.
Sullivan will work through the end of her contract after weathering a tumultuous tenure at the helm of Virginia’s flagship public university.
In his inaugural address, Trump groups public schools with gangs, drugs and rusted-out factories. And he said schools don't teach students anything.
Historic - or ‘historical’ - inauguration? DeVos, the next education secretary, tweets the wrong one
Was President Trump's inauguration "historical"?
Senate Democrats had wanted the review in hand before this week's confirmation hearings.
Trump famously mocked a reporter with disabilities in 2015.
She didn't bring it up either.
Thomas J. LeBlanc comes to George Washington University after nearly 12 years in South Florida.
Although the most selective colleges and universities in the U.S. enroll fewer than 6 percent of American undergraduates, you might conclude from the angst around admissions every year that very few students are accepted into college in the United States. Not so.
Worried about what Trump might say, Michigan teacher won’t let fourth-graders watch inaugural address
Will students in other classrooms around the country watch?
In the waning hours the president’s tenure, the Education Department published a negative evaluation of its massive investment.
Hope mixes with caution as 2,500 students from around the country anticipate the new administration.
Daily Show, Colbert and Kimmel skewered DeVos for her performance on Capitol Hill.
The rules would have overhauled how districts spend billions of dollars meant to educate children who live in poverty.
It wasn't just her performance that stood out.
The 10-year-old girl with developmental disabilities suffered a lung infection and damage to her stomach, trachea and esophagus, according to a complaint.
DeVos cemented concerns about her stance on special education, sexual assault and the enforcement of federal laws.