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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos took office in February after a contentious confirmation process and has struggled to gain traction on key priorities such as school choice and staffing up the Education Department.
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What Has Betsy DeVos Actually Done After Nearly Six Months in Office?

The U.S. secretary of education is finding little traction on school choice, key personnel, or in using her megaphone to broaden the administration's K-12 audience. (July 25, 2017)

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Impact Academy at Orchard Lake is among a growing number of public schools where teachers have a say in what goes on, from the learning approach to staffing and scheduling.
April 19, 2017 – Education Week
Despite the recent scaling up of the open educational resources movement, the report also found a shift in district officials' preferences for proprietary digital resources.
April 19, 2017 – Education Week
Research shows no positive correlation between how would-be principals perform on a widely used licensure exam and their success as school leaders.
April 5, 2017 – Education Week
The alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl in a Rockville, Md., high school has exploded into outrage over immigration as the two suspects are undocumented immigrant students from Central America.
April 5, 2017 – Education Week
As battles move into court or the public sphere, it's very hard for schools chiefs and their boards to find a way to work together effectively.
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
The Ohio education department determined that nine full-time online charter schools overstated their enrollment. The schools say the state's methods are "blatantly unfair."
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
Teachers' unions and charter school advocates must join in solidarity for greater education equity, writes Jia Lok Pratt.
March 1, 2017 – Education Week
As the Trump administration ramps up deportations, some K-12 leaders are pledging to protect the rights and privacy of undocumented students. How much can they do?
March 1, 2017 – Education Week
Some K-12 leaders are wary about the new education secretary and her views on the nation's public schools.
March 1, 2017 – Education Week
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos kicked off her first public speech, accountability regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act have been put on pause by the Trump administration, and more.
March 1, 2017 – Education Week

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