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Education Secretary Nominee Miguel Cardona Testifies at Senate Confirmation Hearing

Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona gave testimony about his plans for reopening schools and other top educational priorities during a hearing on Wednesday before...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Resigns

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos submitted a resignation letter on Thursday following Wednesday's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.  In...

Biden Picks Miguel Cardona as Education Secretary

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Miguel Cardona, the head of Connecticut’s public schools, to be his secretary of education, according to sources familiar with...

DeVos Faces Backlash for HBCU Comments Following White House Meeting with...

Education Secretary Besty DeVos was in hot water this week after stating that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are “real pioneers when it...

Senate Approves DeVos for Education Secretary in Historic Vote

After a 24-hour standoff in the Senate, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as U.S. secretary of education in an historic vote on Tuesday. She will...

Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary Garners Criticism from Left and Right

President-elect Donald Trump has selected GOP donor and school choice activist Betsy DeVos to serve as head of the U.S. Department of Education under...