National Education Association News
Campus rape policy under review by the Trump administration
In another example of the Trump administration unwinding Obama-era policy, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Thursday that the department will begin the process of updating guidance for Title IX sexual assault investigations -- a move she said would ensure due process on campus. "One rape
Trump's Pick for Education Secretary Dealt Confirmation Blow by Key GOP Senators
Two Republican senators announced they will vote against President Donald Trump 's nominee for Secretary of Education, casting serious doubt about whether she has the support to be confirmed. Democrats had already spoken out against Betsy DeVos but Republican Senators Susan Collins and Lisa
National Education Association's Mary Kusler on Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos
ABC News' Maggie Rulli caught up with the NEA's director of government relations outside DeVos' confirmation hearing.
How Trump's Pick for Education Secretary May Reignite the Education Wars
Let the education wars begin. Donald Trump ’s choice to lead the Department of Education , Betsy DeVos, has the nation’s teachers unions preparing to re-enter battle over public education systems, a little over a year after a bipartisan education reform deal was reached on the Every Student
Education Leader Responds to Outrage on Comments Made About Students With Disabilities
The president of the National Education Association (NEA), the largest labor union in the United States, has issued a response to the firestorm of criticism she received after comments made about students with special needs during an October speech. The comments, which came to light after a video
The Note: GOP Enters Debate-Free Month
NOTABLES --BUSH STILL THINKS HE'S THE BETTER BET: The Jeb Bush that greeted veterans at an old Coca-Cola manufacturing plant yesterday was technically the same man voters saw last week. His stump speech was the same, he spoke with just as many voters as he usually does and went over his normal
Bernie Sanders Lands His Biggest Union Endorsement Yet
Bernie Sanders has landed his biggest labor endorsement to date: the American Postal Workers Union , or APWU. The group represents 200,000 U.S. Postal Service employees and retirees from across all 50 states. The APWU executive board announced its choice early this morning. The commitment comes at
Bernie Sanders Rolling Out New Hampshire Team
The last few weeks have been good ones for Hillary Clinton : a " Saturday Night Live " guest appearance, a well-regarded debate performance, and testimony on Benghazi that appear to avoid any new controversies. Her poll numbers have risen, too. All this may be reason for Bernie Sanders supporters
The Note: Hillary Clinton Talks Trump
NOTABLES --HILLARY CLINTON CHASTISES TRUMP: Hillary Clinton took a swipe at Donald Trump yesterday, adding her voice of disapproval to the chorus of critics against the Republican presidential candidate's recent remarks about Mexican immigrants. "I'm very disappointed in those comments," she told
Reinventing Education : Bill Gates Takes a Controversial Stance for School Reform.
The Microsoft billionaire on his new educational venture, congressional gridlock and What's App.