Education

There’s A Big Flaw In The ‘Arming Teachers’ Plan That No One Is Talking About

There’s A Big Flaw In The ‘Arming Teachers’ Plan That No One Is Talking About

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The idea of arming teachers opens up a great big can of worms that just doesn’t make sense based on what we know. Americans are told regularly by politicians that gun control is a “controversial” and “nuanced” concept with lots of moving parts. But is it, really? When […]

Betsy DeVos Gets Brutally Owned After Cringe-Worthy Interview Aired Sunday Night

Betsy DeVos Gets Brutally Owned After Cringe-Worthy Interview Aired Sunday Night

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit DeVos tells “60 Minutes” that she’s “misunderstood,” but Twitter disagrees and strikes back after she gives one of the most agonizing and cringe-worthy interviews ever. Trump’s Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, seemed unable to answer even the most basic questions during an interview with CBS News host Lesley Stahl. Market Watch […]

Why Don’t Republicans Care About Higher Education?

Why Don’t Republicans Care About Higher Education?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Republican resentment of higher education is everywhere. It is in the voters, in the politicians and in the presidency. Higher education is in strange form these days. Research has shown, again and again, that college degrees have a high return on investment — this, in part, explains the […]

Trump Administration Pick To Head Dept. Of Education Fraud Unit Is Just What You’d Expect

Trump Administration Pick To Head Dept. Of Education Fraud Unit Is Just What You’d Expect

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The Trump administration has just tapped the former dean of the for-profit DeVry University, Julian Schmoke, Jr., to be the chief enforcement officer of the Education Department’s higher education fraud unit. There’s just one problem. Last year, DeVry’s parent company, which has been renamed Adtalem Global Education, agreed […]

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Takes Away Student’s Rights

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Takes Away Student’s Rights

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit 19 attorneys general are suing Betsy DeVos for suspending Obama-era measures intended to protect students. The Obama administration negotiated two years for fairer laws pertaining to students who have loans with educational institutions that either defrauded them or went out of business. (Trump University anyone?) The rules were […]

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