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Betsy DeVos cheats Texas public schools out of millions in CARES Act funding

New analysis of the CARES act from IDRA (Intercultural Development Research Association) shows that public school districts have to give up more than $44.2 million in funding granted by the CARES act to private schools with campuses within their district boundaries.This new rule instituted by Betsy DeVos’ Department of Education...

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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visits Dallas school for photo op

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has come under fire, deservedly, for her lack of interest in seeing what’s really being done at struggling campuses to improve educational opportunities and achievement. Now it seems she’s trying to cultivate the appearance of caring, without investing the time to learn much. This...

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Betsy DeVos’ report card

Leave your #Comments4Betsy Help us educate the secretary on great things happening in public schools in your community and why we’re #PublicSchoolProud, and leave your comments on how she can improve. Editor, Betsy DeVos has been the secretary of education for nearly a year now, and just like every student...

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Court halts DeVos scheme for diverting pandemic aid to private schools

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos ("Betsy DeVos" by Gage Skidmore is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0) An attempt by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to divert federal coronavirus aid for public schools to private-school coffers was halted by the U.S District Court for the District of Columbia last Friday. In NAACP v. DeVos, the...

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DeVos seeks to use coronavirus relief for vouchers; IDEA charters face new allegations

A government report also calls into question her dealings in giving massive expansion grants to IDEA charter schools The Washington Post outlines meeting between federal officials and IDEA charter schools before the charter operator was given millions in expansion grants. (Photo: Alex Brandon /Associated Press) U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos isn’t letting...

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