July 29, 2019Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Calls on National Education Association to Drop Lawsuit that Puts Financial Aid for Students in Jeopardy
WASHINGTON—U.S.Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos called on the National Education Association (NEA) today to drop its politically-motivated lawsuit and stop standing in the way of students working to complete their postsecondary education program.
July 25, 2019U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Calls for Review of Income Verification for Income-Driven Repayment Plans
WASHINGTONToday, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement calling for a comprehensive review of income verification of Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) plans following the publication of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report titled Federal Student Loans: Education Needs to Verify Borrowers' Information for Income-Driven Repayment Plans.
July 18, 2019Five New Companies Pledge to Increase Employment and Job Training Opportunities for American Workers
West Columbia, SCDuring U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' visit to South Carolina to mark the one-year anniversary of the announcement of President Donald Trump's Pledge to America's Workers, five additional companies committed to increasing employment and job training opportunities.
July 17, 2019
WASHINGTONU.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has approved two additional states to assess student achievement in new, creative ways. Georgia and North Carolina will take part in the innovative assessments pilot program, part of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), during the 2019-2020 school year.
July 11, 2019Secretary DeVos Congratulates Bob King on Senate Confirmation as Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education
Washington- Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos congratulated Bob King on being confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as the Department's Assistant Secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education.
July 10, 2019New Data Show Secretary DeVos' Reforms to the Office for Civil Rights are Driving Better Results for Students
WASHINGTON—The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Education released new data today that show students who file civil rights complaints under U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ leadership are served more efficiently and effectively than students who filed civil rights complaints during the previous administration.
July 1, 2019
WASHINGTON—Today, July 1, marks the beginning of a new era in career and technical education as states begin to implement the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V).