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Committee members tussle over the vote. DeVos’s nomination now goes to the full Senate for approval.
It's the first crack on the GOP side in regard to the DeVos nomination.
They used to work together well. Not anymore.
University endowments posted the lowest investment returns since the 2008 financial crisis, yet schools upped their spending in fiscal 2016, report says.
A petition calls for the removal of Stephen K. Bannon from the new administration.
These are only a part of the more than 1,000 questions DeVos was asked to answer. She delivered the answers a day before the Senate Education Committee votes on her confirmation as education secretary.
DeVos delivers answers to more than 1,000 questions one day before the Senate Education Committee votes on her nomination as Trump's education secretary.
Colleges and universities scramble to help affected students, faculty and staff.
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser proposes changing rules for the public school lottery system
The pitched battle over DeVos's confirmation is entering its final stage.
Privately educated Americans are among the greatest supporters of the nation’s public schools.
The order has left international students and faculty fearing expulsion, stranded outside of the country, detained or uncertain of whether to travel.
For students without college or career plans, a new initiative aims to get them back in the classroom, teaching. It might also help with a shortage of black and Latino educators.
Democrats are trying to win a few Republican votes against her.
A crowd opposing the Michigan billionaire’s bid to become education secretary gathered at the Capitol on Sunday; more than a million others have written to Congress with concerns.
A U.S. history teacher analyzes some of Trump's rhetoric.
A college counselor explains why more than a third of them do.
Some students, scholars are stranded outside U.S., schools say.
Experts say Republican control could lead to an expansion of vouchers, a potential shift in federal resources.
DeVos vows to uphold IDEA — but then plugs voucher program that forces students to sign away rights under the law.