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Student Govt. at U. Alabama Facing Backlash for Discouraging Disruptions During Trump Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 12:00pm 11/7/2019 at 12:00pm

Can you imagine how differently this scenario would have played out back when Obama was president?

Campus Reform reports:

UAlabama student gov faces backlash for warning AGAINST ‘disruptive behavior’ during Trump visit

President Donald Trump is expected to attend Saturday’s game between Lousiana State University and the University of Alabama and, ahead of his...

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Trump to Attend Criminal Justice Forum at Historically Black College

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 11:30am 10/20/2019 at 11:30am

Will President Trump be given any credit for attending this event, or will his presence be protested? We’ll see.

Greenville News reports:

President Trump to attend criminal justice forum at historically black Benedict College

President Donald Trump will attend a criminal justice reform forum at the historically black Benedict College in Columbia on Friday,...

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Trump Executive Order Cancels Student Loan Debt for Disabled Veterans

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 9:00am 8/22/2019 at 9:00am
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Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are pushing the idea of student loan debt cancellation for everyone. Trump has now delivered on this issue for one specific and deserving group. Disabled veterans.

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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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Trump to Give Only One Graduation Speech This Year

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/9/2018 at 12:00pm
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Remember the way colleges and universities fell all over themselves to get Obama and members of his team to speak at commencements? How things have changed.

The Daily Caller reports:

Trump Is Only Giving ONE Graduation Speech This Year

President Donald Trump’s commencement address to t...

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Trump Wants to Cancel Student Loan Debt for Disabled Veterans

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10:00am 4/25/2018 at 10:00am

Progressive college students pushing for free college will go bananas over this. If there’s anyone who deserves a break like this however, it’s disabled veterans.

CNBC reports:

Trump moves to cancel student loan debt for disabled veterans

It may be getting easier for some disabled veterans to erase their student loan debt.

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Action Alert: Anti-Israel Lobby intensifies campaign against nomination of anti-Semitism scholar Ken Marcus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 8:00pm 12/17/2017 at 8:00pm

Last week the U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee concluded its hearings regarding the confirmation of Kenneth L. Marcus, President Trump’s pick for the position of Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights.

We noted in a post back in October, when the White House first announced the nomination,...

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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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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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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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Justice Dept to tackle college admissions racial discrimination, left freaks out (Update: Fake News?)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 8:30am 8/2/2017 at 8:30am
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If a report in the NY Times is accurate, the Trump administration is getting ready to take on the most precious of liberal dogmas, the institutionalized racial discrimination in college admissions, aka affirmative action.

The Times reaches the conclusion that affirmative action will be under attack, even though the documents it has...

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Trump to Introduce Apprenticeship Program to Deal With Student Debt

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/18/2017 at 1:30pm
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This is good news. The Trump administration has got to take steps to deal with student debt.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Trump touts plan for students to ‘earn while they learn’

President Trump on Friday touted his administration’s new apprenticeship program as a way for young adults to “earn while they learn” instead of...

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Dept. of Ag Plans to Loosen Obama School Lunch Programs

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 1, 2017 at 7:00pm 5/1/2017 at 7:00pm
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Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced his department wants to make a few changes to the school lunch programs that former First Lady Michelle Obama pushed through. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Schools, which receive federal funding for meal programs, won’t have to meet certain guidelines for whole grain, sodium...

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Trump Turns to Federal Overreach in Education

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 12:00pm 4/27/2017 at 12:00pm
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President Trump has signed an executive order to give Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos permission to start the process of moving education back to the local level.

The New York Times reported:

The order requires Betsy DeVos, Mr. Trump’s education secretary, to review, modify and possibly repeal any regulations and guidelines that are...

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Flashback: When Elizabeth Warren Supported School Choice

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 5:30pm 2/10/2017 at 5:30pm
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Once upon a time, a certain Senator from Massachusetts wrote about the virtues of school voucher programs. But you’d never know that based on how Sen. Warren criticized newly minted Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos.

Writing to Secretary DeVos upon her nomination, Sen. Warren wrote:

“For decades, you have been one of the nation’s...

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