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Education secretary gives education chiefs some ‘tough love’

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday gave state education chiefs some “tough love” as she pushed them to innovate and do better by students.

Manning, arrested for spying, to speak on ‘ethics in public service’

Former intelligence officer arrested on espionage charges will be speaking to UCLA students on ethics in public service.

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces Initial Recovery Support for Parkland

The initial $1,000,000 grant will support recovery efforts at schools in the Broward County Public School system following the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead and 14 others injured on February 14, 2018.

Mourners to say goodbye to Billy Graham, ‘America’s Pastor’

Mourners are gathering to pay their respects to the Rev. Billy Graham at a funeral that marks the culmination of more than a week...

Florida high school gingerly resumes classes after shooting

Students and teachers hugged and cried Wednesday as they returned under heavy police guard to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for the first time...

Guns in schools? 2 Columbine survivors are split on issue

Patrick Neville was outside, sneaking off to smoke with friends, and avoided the outburst of gunfire at Columbine High School nearly two decades ago,...

DeVos backs expanding school choice for military children

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called for allowing military families to use federal funds to pay for private school or other educational services for their children.