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The former vice president will lead new academic centers dealing in foreign relations and domestic policy.
Including New Yorker satirist Andy Borowitz's first reaction.
The education nominee squeaks through as vice president breaks a Senate deadlock
For one thing, she did not support Donald Trump for most of the 2016 presidential campaign cycle.
She's a close ally of Jeb's, as are some other people in Trump's Education Department.
Democrats will speak on the Senate floor throughout the night in an effort to derail DeVos.
The schools are studying the effects of providing small grants to low-income students who might drop out or take longer to graduate when money dries up.
After nearly closing down forever two years ago, Sweet Briar College continues to rebuild with new leadership: Meredith Woo will take over as president in May.
Universities ponder their role as a refuge for undocumented students
And they won't have to know about the Nevada constitution or Nevada laws, either.
There are some things students seeking a tight-knit college experience might consider on that upcoming admitted-student visit.
Concern is growing that state legislators will be emboldened to push through bills that let teachers teach creationism and deny climate change.
Data suggests many end up in courses that don’t count toward a college diploma.
A PTA president privately backed the principal on a scheduling change in Arlington.
It's hilarious. Watch it.
A vote on the controversial nomination of Betsy DeVos as education secretary is expected early next week.
A transgender teen in Virginia sued his school board when it banned him from the boys’ bathroom.
The letter to Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly expresses concern about President Trump's executive order temporarily halting the entry of refugees into the United States.
DeVos supporters can't seem to believe that many people who are not connected to the unions could have their own reasons for opposing her nomination for education secretary.