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By Associated Press
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has become the second Cabinet secretary to resign a day after a pro-Trump insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
In a farewell letter to Congress, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urged lawmakers to reject policies supported by President-elect Joe Biden, and to protect Trump administration policies that Biden has promised to eliminate.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said the changes will "remove unfair obstacles." Critics, however, said the changes will remove important protections for LGBTQ people and others who may face discrimination from religious groups.
The suit argued that the rules, which narrow the definition of sexual harassment, would block schools from investigating certain sexual abuse complaints and discourage students from filing complaints.
By Carole Feldman, Collin Binkley, Associated Press
By Yamiche Alcindor
Hospitals across the U.S. are facing a widespread surge of coronavirus patients as new infection records continue to be set. Given the rising case numbers, some officials are calling for a return to more restrictions on residents and businesses. Meanwhile,…
By Olga R. Rodriguez, David Eggert, Associated Press
In the lawsuit filed Tuesday, the attorneys general of California and Michigan say the department run by Secretary Betsy DeVos is attempting to take pandemic relief funds away from K-12 public schools and divert them to private schools.
The Trump administration is moving forward with a policy ordering public schools across the U.S. to share coronavirus relief funding with private schools at a higher rate than federal law typically requires.
President Donald Trump has vetoed a measure that would have overturned a policy that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued in 2019 making it harder for students to get their loans erased after being misled by their colleges.
The Trump administration has released a highly debated and long-anticipated blueprint for responding to sexual assault and harassment in schools. Issued by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the rules outline how student allegations of sexual misconduct must be dealt with for…
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