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House Democrats take aim at DeVos’ Education Department

November 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

DeVos continued her department’s deregulation of the for-profit sector last week, when she permanently reinstated federal recognition for the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). The accreditor oversaw the for-profit chains Corinthian Colleges and ITT Technical Institute, whose […]


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Poll suggests a majority of the public favors school choice

August 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

School choice is having a good year, a development made all the more notable considering the unbridled endorsement of the concept by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Despite ongoing criticism of DeVos by teacher union officials and Democratic politicians, […]


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DeVos to kill second for-profit college regulation

July 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The rule has been controversial since it was announced in 2011, and it was tossed out in court, then revised and finally stalled last year by the Trump administration. Atlantic magazine reported that the Education Department also has targeted a […]


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DeVos allows most states to exceed special ed testing accommodations cap

June 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Lawmakers now seem to be stating that DeVos is being too lenient, when a year ago she was thought to be┬átaking too hard of a line with the states. Devos has maintained that she plans to give authority back to […]