Tags Betsy DeVos

'Good riddance': Education Secretary Betsy DeVos steps down

by Betsy Foresman • 11 months ago

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stepped down on Thursday, prompting educators and industry leaders to publish scathing reviews of her nearly four-year tenure.

Education Department not budging on colleges' pleas for more pandemic relief

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

While education leaders maintain COVID-19 is creating very real hardships for institutions, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos claims her data disagrees.

States, universities get $126 million for workforce development programs

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

The U.S. Department of Education is funding participants in its Reimagine Workforce Preparation program through funding provided through CARES Act grants.

Education Department's FERPA guide intended to end confusion over student data privacy law

by Betsy Foresman • 3 years ago

The Education secretary acknowledged confusion around student data privacy, but said a new FAQ could help illuminate things.

DeVos says FAFSA app did 'the impossible' for student financial aid

by Betsy Foresman • 3 years ago

A new app for the Free Application For Student Aid is simplifying a process that has historically aggravated users, the education secretary said.

Federal STEM grants reach $279 million for 2018

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

Federal awards surpassed President Trump's yearly mandate of $200 million for grants funding science, technology, engineering and math education.

DeVos: Technology enables educators to 'rethink' school

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

The secretary of Education reiterated at a national conference her philosophy behind empowering students to take control of their learning.

The Education Department is rolling out a mobile-friendly FAFSA

by Mark Satter • 3 years ago

The agency's Office of Federal Student Aid has overhauled the FAFSA website to make it easier for mobile users. Next, it's rolling out a mobile app.

Huawei's research partnerships with U.S. universities come under fire

by Patience Wait • 3 years ago

Members of Congress call on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to investigate possible spying and theft of intellectual property and technology.