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education secretary devos criticized teachers at d.c. school she visited — and t


newly minted education secretary betsy devos had a hard time getting inside the district of columbia's jefferson middle school academy last week when protesters briefly blocked her from entering. but at the end of her visit -- her first to a public school since taking office -- she stood on jefferson's...






'we fight back!': protesters in dc rally outside devos's first public school vis


parents, teachers and others gathered at a d.c. middle school friday morning to show support for public schools as education secretary betsy devos visited the pus. the demonstration was a sign that devos, who took office this week, remains a polarizing figure for many of the parents and teachers...






education secretary, teachers union chief visit ohio school


van wert, ohio (ap) — education secretary betsy devos is set to visit a public school in ohio with the president of a national teachers union, who has been among her most vocal critics and has suggested that devos doesn’t understand what students need to succeed. devos and american federation of teachers president randi weingarten […]






education secretary, teachers union chief visit ohio school


education secretary betsy devos is set to visit a public school in ohio with the president of a national teachers union, who has been among her most vocal critics and has suggested that devos doesn't understand what students need to succeed.






betsy devos visited denver twice in 2017. here’s how the education secretary’s t


betsy devos’s tenure as education secretary has been anything but ordinary. the michigan billionaire and private school voucher champion has drawn no shortage of attention and controversy since the moment president trump nominated her to the nation’s education bully pulpit. devos has visited colorado twice since her confirmation. but even from afar, she’s loomed large […]






milpitas to devos: public education is working


milpitas — u.s. secretary of education betsy devos, a lightning rod for controversy, visited four classes at thomas russell middle school on thursday, learning about hypothetical dragon dna, taking a stab at drawing a self-portrait — and hearing about the virtues of public education that some feels she’s devalued. the secretary said she chose to […]






connecticut teachers, students protest devos’ comments


teachers, students and parents have gathered outside a connecticut high school to protest u.s. education secretary betsy devos calling the school a "dangerous day care."






protesters meet new education secretary as she visits school


education secretary betsy devos' attempt to mend fences with teachers and parents across the country got off to a rocky start, when she was confronted by angry protesters during her first visit to a public school.






northwest indiana educators to betsy devos: visit our schools


as u.s. education secretary betsy devos visited gary charter schools as part of a national tour earlier this month, she aimed to highlight creative ways they were preparing students for life after graduation. during her time in indiana, devos visited a hog roast and high school football back at...






teachers, parents, kids protest devos education nomination ahead of senate vote


washington - a crowd of teachers, parents and children gathered near the u.s. capitol on sunday to protest betsy devos's nomination to be education secretary, calling the michigan billionaire a threat to public education and urging the senate to reject her.






protesters greet devos in her first visit to a public school


washington (ap) — several dozen protesters are gathered outside a public school where betsy devos is paying her first visit as education secretary in a bid to mend fences with educators after a bruising confirmation battle. devos visited jefferson middle school in southwest dc early friday. about 50 protesters gathered outside the school, holding signs […]






teachers, parents, kids protest devos education nomination ahead of senate vote


a crowd of teachers, parents and children gathered near the u.s. capitol on sunday to protest betsy devos's nomination to be education secretary, calling the michigan billionaire a threat to public education and urging the senate to reject her. using drums and noisemakers, the group of protesters...






protesters meet new education secretary as she visits school


washington (ap) — education secretary betsy devos’ attempt to mend fences with teachers and parents across the country got off to a rocky start, when she was confronted by angry protesters during her first visit to a public school. several dozen activists gathered outside jefferson middle school in washington, d.c., a predominantly african-american school, chanted […]






education secretary betsy devos is now being guarded by u.s. marshals


the u.s. marshals service says they are now providing security for education secretary betsy devos, after a handful of protesters blocked her from entering a washington middle school. the move is unusual for the education department, which typically has a team of civil servants guarding the secretary,...






'i am the newbie and i have a lot to learn': betsy devos introduces herself


essential education: betsy devos starts her job as the nation's secretary of education feb. 8, 2017, 3:41 p.m. hello, and welcome to essential education. millions of you tuned in tuesday to the confirmation of donald trump's secretary of education, betsy devos . today is devos' first day, and it's...






here are the biggest stories from the los angeles times on education


essential education: betsy devos starts her job as the nation's secretary of education feb. 8, 2017, 3:41 p.m. hello, and welcome to essential education. millions of you tuned in tuesday to the confirmation of donald trump's secretary of education, betsy devos . today is devos' first day, and it's...






education secretary betsy devos is getting some very bad news about her favorite


a raft of recent studies about school vouchers couldn’t have come at a worse time for our new secretary of education betsy devos. that's because the studies report devastatingly bad results for students in those voucher programs. and they've been flowing into public forums just as devos, a leading...






l.a. unified serves more breakfasts than other large school systems


essential education: betsy devos' first speech as secretary feb. 16, 2017, 6 a.m. welcome to essential education, our daily look at education in california and beyond. here's the latest: u.s. secretary of education betsy devos used her first public speech to praise magnet schools. today, she is...






l.a. unified to students, staff: come to school on `a day without immigrants'


essential education: betsy devos' first speech as secretary feb. 15, 2017, 11:26 p.m. welcome to essential education, our daily look at education in california and beyond. here's the latest: u.s. secretary of education betsy devos used her first public speech to praise magnet schools. today, she...






l.a. unified to students, staff: come to school on 'a day without immigrants'


essential education: betsy devos' first speech as secretary feb. 15, 2017, 11:26 p.m. welcome to essential education, our daily look at education in california and beyond. here's the latest: u.s. secretary of education betsy devos used her first public speech to praise magnet schools. today, she...






protesters briefly block education secretary betsy devos’s visit to a d.c. schoo


education secretary betsy devos encountered protesters friday morning outside a d.c. middle school and found her way barred as she tried to enter through a side door, forcing her to retreat into a government vehicle as a man shouted "shame!"






grading l.a. unified supt. michelle king


essential education: betsy devos starts her job as the nation's secretary of education feb. 8, 2017, 3:41 p.m. hello, and welcome to essential education. millions of you tuned in tuesday to the confirmation of donald trump's secretary of education, betsy devos . today is devos' first day, and it's...






a guide to magnets, l.a.'s highest-performing schools


essential education: betsy devos starts her job as the nation's secretary of education feb. 8, 2017, 3:41 p.m. hello, and welcome to essential education. millions of you tuned in tuesday to the confirmation of donald trump's secretary of education, betsy devos . today is devos' first day, and it's...






devos confirmed as education secretary


the senate on tuesday confirmed school choice advocate betsy devos as education secretary by the narrowest of margins, with vice president mike pence breaking a 50-50 tie in a historic vote.






betsy devos sworn in as education secretary


charter school advocate betsy devos won confirmation as education secretary tuesday by the slimmest of margins, pushed to approval only by the historic tie-breaking vote of vice president mike pence.






essential education: betsy devos starts her job as the nation's secretary of edu


essential education: betsy devos starts her job as the nation's secretary of education feb. 8, 2017, 3:41 p.m. hello, and welcome to essential education. millions of you tuned in tuesday to the confirmation of donald trump's secretary of education, betsy devos . today is devos' first day, and it's...






devos, gop lawmakers reach out to historically black colleges, advocates skeptic


after education secretary betsy devos visited howard university this month as one of her first actions in office, a group of student protesters called for president donald trump to be barred from the district of columbia campus and for the school to reject federal funding during his administration....






education secretary devos to speak at magnet school forum


washington (ap) — education secretary betsy devos is set to speak at a conference in the nation’s capital devoted to promoting magnet schools. devos is staunch advocate of school choice, and organizers hope her presence at the forum will attract attention and help boost money for magnet schools around the country. there are more than […]






arne duncan's endorsements, devos' comparison, and fighting the opioid crisis in


essential education: former education secretary weighs in on local school board races march 30, 2017, 5 a.m. welcome to essential education, our daily look at education in california and beyond. here's the latest:former u.s. secretary of education arne duncan endorsed nick melvoin and kelly gonez...






trump calls devos’ confirmation fight ‘unfair’


trump calls devos’ confirmation fight ‘unfair’ washington — speaking to parents and teachers at the white house with new u.s. education secretary betsy devos on tuesday, president donald trump touted the value of school choice for inner-city african-americans and called devos’...






pta accuses charter school ociation of trafficking on its name for political gai


essential education: what changes does betsy devos have in mind? feb. 9, 2017, 1:22 p.m. this is essential education, our daily look at education in california and beyond. it's betsy devos' second day as education secretary, and we're all trying to figure out her plans. because of a shift in the...






drawn to the news: betsy devos confirmed as education secretary


school choice advocate betsy devos was confirmed as president donald trump's education secretary in a close vote in the u.s. senate on wednesday.






transgender families press education secretary on rights


education secretary betsy devos watched a transgender girl eat apple sauce and draw and listened to another student's emotional story of feeling marginalized at school, as activists pressed devos to make good on her promise to protect all students.






alameda: teachers to rally against devos confirmation


alameda teachers will rally tuesday against the confirmation of betsy devos, president trump’s nominee for education secretary.






betsy devos scheduled, then canceled, a visit to an l.a. charter school that emp


the news spread quickly among the parents of the chime institute's schwarzenegger community school. they had received no official notice, but they picked up the reports that betsy devos — donald trump’s secretary of education, whose confirmation many of them had opposed — planned to visit their...