Betsy DeVos

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DeVos Tells Fox News: 'There Isn't Really Any Common Core Any More'

Post By: Education Week
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2017/04/devos_fox_news_comm...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos seems to be indicating that, as far as she's concerned, the Common Core State Standards aren't really a big point of discussion in education any longer. But how did she express that idea, and does it hold up to scrutiny?

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Trump Issues Executive Order Calling for Local Control of K-12

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Trump sets sights on education with new executive order

Original Post: http://www.kttn.com/trump-sets-sights-on-education-with-new-executive-or...

(UPI) — President Donald Trump signed another executive order Wednesday, the latest of several since January — this time to determine whether the federal government is too involved in the American educational system.

The president signed the order at the U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday afternoon, flanked by department chief Betsy DeVos and Vice President Mike Pence.

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Betsy DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary; Pence Breaks Tie

Post By: New York Times
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/07/us/politics/betsy-devos-education-sec...

he Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos on Tuesday as education secretary, approving the embattled nominee only with the help of a historic tiebreaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence.

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Betsy DeVos attended a private school.

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Betsy DeVos' Confirmation Hearing and the Role of Return on Investment on Our Pensions

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The first pdf contains information from Betsy DeVos' Confirmation Hearing for Secretary of Education. Also included in this pdf is information regarding a study from CTBA on Indiana's School Choice (Voucher) Program.

The second pdf discusses the role of Return on Investment (RoI) as it pertains to teacher pensions.
COPY ENTIRE LINK then paste into browser: http://www.ift-aft.org/docs/default-source/union-link/fall-'16.pdf?sfvrsn=0

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GOP To Reshape State Laws on Workplace, Classrooms & Courtrooms

Post By: Live Trading News
http://www.livetradingnews.com/gop-reshape-state-laws-workplace-classroo...

Expect Republicans to use their capitol dominance to make Missouri the 27th right-to-work state prohibiting mandatory union fees, unless Kentucky’s recently elected GOP majorities can beat them to it.

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