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Betsy Devos

  1. title ix
    The Most Terrifying Parts of Betsy DeVos’s New Sexual-Assault PolicyThe proposed regulations will make it easier for students accused of sexual assault to escape unscathed.
  2. Arizona Court Kills Taxes-for-Education Ballot InitiativeA grassroots effort to boost taxes on the wealthy to pay for education improvements was shot down, but the general election could become a referendum.
  3. campus sexual assault
    Betsy Devos Is Moving Forward With Plan to Protect Students Accused of AssaultHer new rules will constitute a major rollback of Obama’s Title IX policies, according to the New York Times.
  4. Trump’s Student Debt Policies Are Mind-bogglingly CorruptThe government’s student-loan watchdog just resigned after realizing that Trump is committed to helping sham colleges fleece students and taxpayers.
  5. Report: Betsy DeVos May Let Schools Use Federal Education Funds to Buy GunsThe Education Department has a sneaky plan to arm teachers.
  6. betsy devos
    Among Other Things, Federal Subsidies to Defraud Students Are ExpensiveBetsy DeVos thinks for-profit colleges as well as K-12 private schools deserve federal subsidies without accountability.
  7. Trump Invites For-Profit Colleges to Exploit StudentsBetsy DeVos thinks the federal government should help failing colleges rip off students.
  8. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Just Knows Betsy DeVos’ Adrift Yacht Will End Up in TextbooksWe love a multiple choice question!
  9. yachts adrift
    Someone Set Betsy DeVos’s $40 Million Yacht AdriftThe secretary of education’s 163-foot yacht sustained some damages.
  10. last night on late night
    SNL’s Betsy DeVos Tries to Defend Her Terrible Education Credibility“I may not be very good on camera, but behind the scenes, my ideas are much worse.”
  11. an education
    Betsy DeVos Gets Brutally Owned After Painful 60 Minutes InterviewThe best responses to the Education secretary’s excruciating interview.
  12. Quiz: What’s the Worst Part of This Betsy DeVos Exchange?Apparently the Education secretary thought her 60 Minutes interview would be open book.
  13. politics
    Stoneman Students Say Betsy DeVos Didn’t Want to Hear From ThemStudents were unimpressed by the education secretary’s visit to their school on Wednesday.
  14. Trump Wants Armed Teachers and Universal Background ChecksIn a “listening session” on gun control, Trump floated some unhinged ideas along with some downright reasonable ones.
  15. title ix
    Betsy DeVos Sued for Rolling Back Campus Sexual-Assault ProtectionsThree civil-rights organizations claim that DeVos’s Title IX guidance violates federal law and discriminates against accusers.
  16. title ix
    Inside a Training Course for Campus Sexual Assault OfficersAt a Sheraton in Philadelphia, 500 college employees learn what qualifies as rape.
  17. education
    These Schools Are Teaching Some Truly Insane ThingsHuffPost looked into the curricula at Betsy DeVos’s preferred form of education.
  18. politics
    Education Department Rolls Back Policies That Protect Students With DisabilitiesThe Washington Post reports 72 policy documents were rescinded.
  19. equal means equal
    Women’s Rights Group Files Lawsuit Against Betsy DeVosEqual Means Equal is going to court to defend against the temporary Title IX guidelines.
  20. politics
    Here’s How Much Betsy DeVos’s ‘Extremely Unusual’ Security Detail Could CostShe has an around-the-clock team of U.S. marshals.
  21. politics
    Silent Protesters Just Confronted Betsy DeVos at HarvardThey held up signs opposing white supremacy and her rollback of Obama-era campus sexual assault guidelines.
  22. politics
    Betsy DeVos Rescinds Title IX Guidance on Campus Sexual AssaultInterim guidance allows schools to use the “clear and convincing evidence” standard.
  23. Betsy DeVos Announces Rollback of Title IX Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault“The truth is that the system established by the prior administration has failed too many students,” DeVos said.
  24. department of education
    Betsy DeVos Announces Rollback of Title IX Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault“The truth is that the system established by the prior administration has failed too many students,” DeVos said.
  25. campus sexual assault
    Betsy DeVos Is Expected to Make a Major Announcement on Campus Sexual AssaultShe’s speaking at George Mason University on Thursday.
  26. the national interest
    Trump, DeVos, and the Creation of an American OligarchyTrump was open about his racism, authoritarianism, and admiration for Putin. His great lie was that he would drain the swamp.
  27. politics
    Betsy DeVos and Ivanka Trump Totally Left This Little Girl HangingShe just wanted to ask a question.
  28. Betsy DeVos Knew How to Wield Power in Michigan. It’s Not Working in D.C.Who is she? And how did she get to be head of our schools?
  29. campus sexual assault
    Betsy DeVos Says She Does Not Want Sexual-Assault Cases ‘Swept Under the Rug’In a week where an Education Department official said most sexual-assault cases were drunken hookups gone wrong.
  30. politics
    DOE Official Says Most Campus Assault Claims Are Hookups Gone Wrong, Apologizes“[Most] accusations fall into the category of ‘we were both drunk,’ ‘we broke up, and six months later I found myself under a Title IX investigation.”
  31. title ix
    Betsy Devos Will Reportedly Meet With Men’s-Rights GroupsBetsy DeVos may sit down with representatives from groups like the National Coalition for Men.
  32. 18 States Sue Betsy DeVos for Refusing to Enforce Student-Loan ProtectionsThe Education secretary is blocking new rules that would make it easier for students defrauded by for-profit colleges to have their debts forgiven.
  33. What Is the Department of Education Hiding About Title IX Investigations?The National Women’s Law Center wants to find out.
  34. Here’s How to Tell That Trump’s Budget Doesn’t Care at All About Poor PeopleForget what Trump does to programs liberals think help poor people. Look at what he does to programs Trump thinks help poor people.
  35. DeVos Appoints Professional Clinton-Hater to Key Civil-Rights PositionThe woman who will for the time being run DoEd’s Office of Civil Rights has has quite the career of ideological extremism and intense partisanship.
  36. dale?
    Here’s a Reminder That Pitbull Loves Charter SchoolsBetsy DeVos paid Mr. Worldwide’s Miami charter school — SLAM — a visit on Thursday.
  37. Betsy DeVos Cites Jim Crow–Era College System As Model of ‘School Choice’The Education secretary explains that historically black colleges prove that publicly subsidizing unregulated private schools is a good idea.
  38. politics
    The Trump Administration Can’t Agree on Treatment of Transgender StudentsSecretary of Education Betsy DeVos is hesitant to rescind Obama’s guidelines.
  39. Jo Firestone’s Betsy DeVos Returns to ‘The Tonight Show’ to Address Her […]Thanks to some glaring Twitter typos by the Department of Education, we didn’t have to wait very long for another clip of Tonight Show writer […]
  40. last night on late night
    Tonight Show’s Faux Betsy DeVos Stops by to Apologize for W.E.B. Du Bois GaffeAfter the U.S. Department of Education misspelled the late author, activist, and historian’s name on Twitter.
  41. Betsy DeVos Asked Twitter a Question, and Twitter Was Not AmusedWarning: Potential grizzlies ahead.
  42. education
    Betsy DeVos May Be in Charge of Public Schools But She Can’t Get Inside ThemSecretary of Education Betsy DeVos was blocked from entering a Washington, D.C., school by protesters.
  43. Jo Firestone Makes the Perfect Betsy DeVos on ‘The Tonight Show’Back in December, The Tonight Show hired four new writers to its staff, and if you were curious what kind of comedy they might bring to the […]
  44. Why Was Betsy DeVos the One Trump Nominee Who Provoked Opposition?Democrats can muster enormous political energy against Trump. But can they channel it effectively?
  45. casting couch
    Christine Baranski Is Down to Play Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on SNL“We have that strong jawline, don’t we?”
  46. Betsy DeVos May Be Hurting Her Cause of School PrivatizationTrump’s secretary of Education has become a rallying point for public-school defenders.
  47. WATCH: Betsy DeVos Was Just Confirmed in an Unprecedented Tiebreaker VoteVice-President Mike Pence delivered the first tie-breaking vote for a cabinet appointee in history.
  48. Red-State Democrats Not Rushing to Help Republicans Just YetThe GOP assumed that Dems from pro-Trump states might be of help in the Senate. It’s not looking that way.
  49. gave him apizza her mind
    Voter Uses Pizza Order to Beg Senator to Reject Trump’s Cabinet PickOrrin Hatch’s phone lines were busy, so a woman added a special message to her order.
  50. Mike Pence Will Likely Break Senate Tie on DeVos. He’d Better Get Used to It.With GOP holding a narrow margin in the Senate, and with the declining use of filibusters, ties could become commonplace.
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