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Trinity Washington University doesn't shy away from debate about the Trump administration, including one of its leaders, an alumna.
She stepped down as Virginia’s education secretary when her husband, Sen. Tim Kaine, was selected as Hillary Clinton’s running mate.
Conservative critics accuse him of condoning slavery and rape. He says that's ridiculous.
A 2011 law in Florida requiring merit pay doesn't work, the system says.
Salient things she said during her first full week on the job as education secretary.
Some wonder whether broadly worded discipline policies produce too many suspensions.
Former secretary of state John F. Kerry will oversee an interdisciplinary initiative at Yale University, his alma mater.
The education secretary applauds "expressions of passion" about schools
A Tulane law professor is behind the initiative.
The reasons for a major change are myriad. The result is often universal: happiness.
The new education secretary made the remarks while speaking to advocates for public magnet schools.
The Council for National Policy calls for “restoration of education in America.”
Two dozen Yemenis, part of an exchange program, will soon lose their funding and student visas.
The cartoon portrays DeVos in the same setting as Bridges in the famed Norman Rockwell painting depicting her as a 6-year-old becoming the first black child to integrate a white school in the South.
Their letter comes four days after the administration signaled that it is changing course on transgender student policy.
Two reports argue taxpayers would lose if the old program is resurrected.
Debate emerged last week over a display in a Prince William County high school
He invited 10 teachers and parents to meet with him, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other officials. Only a few of the invitees were from traditional public schools.
It's the third year of the program and here's what it looks for in a school that wins recognition.
Trump also criticized 'failing schools' and promised to overhaul education.