Ohio's Department of Education to Send Back One-Third of Federal Charter School Funding

What’s wrong with Ohio?  Why in the world would the State’s Department of Education return millions of federal dollars that are intended to help charter schools open in the state.  59 more words

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So Far, State Education Plans Don't Include Expanded School Choice | US News

As states begin delivering their proposed school accountability plans to the Department of Education – so far, 10 in total – most seem to be shirking Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ suggestion that they include policies to expand school choice. 48 more words

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Meet the 9 New Staffers Tapped to Fill Key Roles In Secretary Betsy DeVos’ Department of Education | The 74

The U.S. Department of Education announced nine new hires Wednesday evening, including chief of staff to Secretary Betsy DeVos. None of the staffers, many of whom worked in the department during the George W.

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Meet the 9 New Staffers Tapped to Fill Key Roles In Secretary Betsy DeVos’ Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education announced nine new hires Wednesday evening, including chief of staff to Secretary Betsy DeVos. None of the staffers, many of whom worked in the department during the George W.

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Federal Education Grant For New Charter Schools Continues to Discriminate Against Private For-Profit Education Management Organizations

The U.S. Department of Education released a new charter school grant competition that would make available millions of new dollars for states to spur the creation of new high quality charter schools.   61 more words

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' Prepared Remarks to the Brookings Institution

Remarks delivered March 29, 2017.

Thank you, Russ, for that kind introduction, and thank you for your work to develop this important report. And thank you to all of you for taking the time to come here today.This report focuses on something everyone here knows I’m passionate about: increasing education options for parents and students. 2,480 more words

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Have education writers and journalists lost their good senses by over-analyzing and taking simple analogies too literal?

An article written by Madison Gray in the EducationPost, posted March 29, 2017, titled “Betsy, Can We Really ‘Uber’-ize Public Education? Here’s Why That’s a Terrible Idea,” 225 more words

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