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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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Betsy DeVos Gets Standing Ovation for Commencement Speech Despite Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/8/2018 at 12:00pm
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No one gave Obama’s education secretary a second thought but DeVos has been an object of the left’s hatred of Trump. She recently got a great reception for a commencement speech, however.

The College Fix reports:

Despite protest, Betsy DeVos grad speech draws standing ovation from students

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Teachers Union President Suggests Betsy DeVos Doesn’t Care About Children

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2:00pm 2/25/2018 at 2:00pm
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Teacher unions on the other hand, are all about caring for the children, right? Please.

The College Fix reports:

Teachers union president: Betsy DeVos ‘in her heart doesn’t care about children’

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Betsy DeVos Donates Her Entire Salary to Charities for Special Needs

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 16, 2018 at 8:00am 2/16/2018 at 8:00am
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She deserves credit and praise for this, not that anyone on the left will give it to her.

FOX News reports:

DeVos donates salary to education, special needs charities

A spokeswoman says Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will donate her nearly $200,000 salary to four charities focusing on education and special needs.

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Betsy DeVos Looks to Curb Federal Overreach in Education in 2018

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 8:00am 1/2/2018 at 8:00am
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This is great news. It also explains why she drives big government liberals insane.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Betsy DeVos looks to curb federal ‘overreach’ in education

The Department of Education has its sights set on regulatory reform in 2018. Led by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, who often speaks out against what she...

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Betsy DeVos Announces Plan to Protect Taxpayers From Student Loan Costs

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 11:30am 12/24/2017 at 11:30am
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It’s good to hear someone in government talking about this. The debt is massive and keeps growing.

The Daily Caller reports:

DeVos Announces Rules Protecting Taxpayers From ‘Massive’ Student Loan Costs

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced rules protecting taxpayers from “massive” student loan costs Wednesday.

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Betsy DeVos Announces Mobile App for Student Aid Requests

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 1, 2017 at 10:30am 12/1/2017 at 10:30am
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Betsy DeVos is bringing student loans into the 21st century. At least, the process of getting them through technology.

The Daily Caller reports:

DeVos Announces Mobile App For Student Aid Requests

Applying for federal student financial aid on a smartphone will soon be a reality, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Tuesday.

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Education Dept. Changing Approach to Civil Rights Investigations

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 11:00am 11/26/2017 at 11:00am
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The Obama administration expanded investigations, looking for systemic problems. Under Betsy DeVos, investigations will be limited to specific cases.

FOX News reports:

Education Department considers narrowing civil rights work

The Education Department wants to narrow the scope of civil rights investigations at schools, focusing on individual complaints rather than systemic problems, according to a...

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Rumors of the demise of Betsy DeVos, Swamp-Drainer-in-Chief, are greatly exaggerated

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 11:45am 11/9/2017 at 11:45am

I saw it on Facebook. So it *must* be true. Betsy DeVos’s days are numbered, she’s on her way out, the swamp won.

The rumor was given a big boost when Salon.com ran an Alternet story about it.

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AP Corrects Misleading Title/Tweets About DeVos Using Private Plane At Own Expense

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 5:00pm 9/23/2017 at 5:00pm
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In the wake of the (legitimate) controversy about HHS Secretary Tom Price using public funds for private plane travel, the AP published an article entitled, “Education Secretary DeVos uses private plane for work travel.”  They bury the fact that she pays for this travel with her own, not taxpayer, monies.

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Betsy DeVos: Obama-era Title IX sexual assault guidance is revoked

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 22, 2017 at 1:05pm 9/22/2017 at 1:05pm
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We previously reported on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s major policy speech in which she promised a departure from the Obama-era guidance on how universities and colleges must handle sexual...

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U. Baltimore Students Protest Choice of Betsy DeVos as Fall Commencement Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/12/2017 at 1:30pm
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You have to give DeVos credit for putting herself out there so often. She has to know this is going to happen.

The Baltimore Sun reports:

University of Baltimore students protest Betsy DeVos as fall commencement speaker

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Ed Secretary DeVos Accused Obama Admin of “weaponizing” Office of Civil Rights in Title IX Policy Change Announcement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 11:42am 9/7/2017 at 11:42am
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Early Thursday afternoon, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will make an announcement regarding changes to Title IX enforcement.

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