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ACLU Suing Betsy DeVos Over Changes to Title IX Policies on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 1:30pm 5/17/2020 at 1:30pm

Funny, you don’t hear much about the ACLU speaking out about the trampling of people’s civil liberties due to the shutdowns.

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ACLU sues Betsy DeVos over new campus sexual assault rules

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ revised federal guidelines on how sexual assault allegations should be handled on college and K-12 campuses...

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Education Department Issues New Regulations Protecting Due Process on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 5:30pm 5/7/2020 at 5:30pm
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The Department of Education has issued new guidelines on Title IX which are designed to end disastrous practices like kangaroo courts on campus.

In recent years, people have watched in horror as the lives of many young people have been ruined by nothing more than an accusation.

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Betsy DeVos Advises Colleges Not to Give Stimulus Funds to Undocumented Students

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 10:30am 4/23/2020 at 10:30am
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The left already hates Betsy DeVos, and this will only increase that, but it’s the right thing to do.

Campus Reform reports:

Betsy DeVos tells colleges not to give coronavirus aid to illegal immigrants

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued guidance Tuesday reminding colleges that financial assistance provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic...

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DOJ and Betsy DeVos Criticize College Campuses for Acting Like ‘Mini Police States’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 11:00am 12/24/2019 at 11:00am
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Given everything we’ve seen in recent years, this is deserved criticism.

Campus Reform reports:

DeVos, DOJ slam campuses behaving as ‘mini police states’

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Dept. of Ed. Investigation Uncovers Over a Billion in Unreported Foreign University Funding

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/11/2019 at 12:00pm
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Betsy DeVos suggests in the story below that this just scratches the surface.

The Washington Examiner reports:

‘Scratching the surface’: Education Department uncovers $1.3B in foreign university funding

An Education Department investigation revealed universities failed to report more than a billion dollars in foreign funding, which officials believe is only a sliver of the...

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Activists Vow Protests as Betsy DeVos Calls for Greater Protection of the Accused on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 6, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/6/2019 at 1:00pm
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Under Obama, the left advanced the narrative of “rape culture” on college campuses. The structure and rules surrounding the reporting of sexual assaults on campus sided overwhelmingly with accusers, and sometimes left the accused to be tried in campus kangaroo courts.

As Trump’s Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos has tried to roll...

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Betsy DeVos Committed to Reining in Kangaroo Courts on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 22, 2019 at 8:00am 11/22/2019 at 8:00am
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This is one of the reasons why she has become such a target for the left.

The College Fix reports:

Betsy DeVos is not backing down on proposal to rein in ‘kangaroo courts’

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Betsy DeVos Criticizes Democrats’ Plan to Eliminate Student Debt as ‘Crazy’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 1:30pm 10/20/2019 at 1:30pm
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos makes an excellent point about this. Where do Democrats think the money is going to come from?

FOX News reports:

Betsy DeVos blasts Democrats’ ‘crazy’ plans to eliminate student loan debt

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos panned Democratic proposals to eliminate student loan debt, calling them a “federal takeover of...

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Former For-Profit College Students Suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 10:00am 6/27/2019 at 10:00am
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Is it her fault that they chose to attend these schools?

The Huffington Post reports:

Nearly 160,000 Former For-Profit College Students Sue Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

More than 158,000 former students at predatory for-profit colleges sued Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her department on Tuesday, demanding that the Department of Education continue reviewing...

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Liberal Law Professor Backs Betsy DeVos’s Efforts to Restore Due Process on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 9:00am 12/11/2018 at 9:00am
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has become a target of the left for her efforts to reform former President Barack Obama era rules dealing with sexual assault on college campuses. She has been falsely accused of favoring the accused for simply advocating due process over kangaroo courts.

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Betsy DeVos Blames Moral Relativism for Campus Free Speech Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/18/2018 at 12:00pm
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It’s very encouraging that members of the Trump administration are addressing this issue.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Betsy DeVos accurately diagnoses higher ed’s free speech problem

On the occasion of Constitution Day, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered her first major address on free speech in higher education – and she didn’t hold back.

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WaPo Reporter Demonstrates Bias in Tweet About Betsy DeVos and Due Process on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 31, 2018 at 10:00am 8/31/2018 at 10:00am
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is a frequent target of the left. She has made due process on campus a priority, which is refreshing after eight years of the Obama administration.

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Online Petition Wants Betsy DeVos Replaced With LeBron James

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 13, 2018 at 8:00am 8/13/2018 at 8:00am
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Is that how we pick the education secretary, with a petition? Who knew?

The College Fix reports:

Petition urges Trump to replace Betsy DeVos with LeBron James

An online petition to replace Betsy DeVos* as head of the federal Department of Education is currently well within reach of its 40,000 signature goal.

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Vox Writer Wealth Shames Education Secretary DeVos

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 7:17pm 8/8/2018 at 7:17pm

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos comes from a wealthy family and was independently affluent prior to joining the Trump administration, so clearly, she’s probably a terrible human being.

Or so thinks Vox contributor Kate Wagner.
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s Yacht Vandalized

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 27, 2018 at 3:00pm 7/27/2018 at 3:00pm
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Over the weekend, Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos’s yacht was vandalized while moored at a Huron dock in Huron, Ohio.

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Trump admin revokes Obama’s pro-affirmative action guidelines

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 9:00pm 7/3/2018 at 9:00pm

Chief Justice Roberts famously wrote that “The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.”

That simple and correct formulation exposes how racial discrimination in the name of anti-racial discrimination perpetuates the problem. It’s a problem inherent in affirmative action based on race,...

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White House Wants to Merge Labor, Education Departments

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 22, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/22/2018 at 1:00pm
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When I taught high school English, I realized that education is best handled as locally as possible and developed a hatred for the Department of Education. I’ve often said I would abolish that department immediately if I ever became president.

This may be the first step in the right direction. The White...

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