Students Protest Santa Clara County Supervisor Simitian's Position On Sex Assault StudyA group of high school students on Sunday protested outside the house of a Santa Clara County supervisor, angry that he recently voted against proceeding with a study of sexual assault and harassment policies in schools and colleges the students contend would help improve student safety in Santa Clara County.
Bay Area Lawmaker: DeVos' 'Head Is In The Sand' On Race Issues In SchoolsCalifornia Rep. Barbara Lee pressed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for more details about the Education Department's moves to delay or roll back several Obama-era regulations.
DeVos Won't Fully Forgive Loans Of Students Defrauded By For-Profit CollegeThe Department of Education tells defrauded Corinthian Colleges students that it will forgive only one-half or less of their federal student loans.
White House Officials Alarmed At Education Secretary's '60 Minutes' PerformanceThough DeVos was sworn in to her Cabinet position 13 months ago, she stumbled her way through a pointed "60 Minutes" interview with CBS' Lesley Stahl Sunday night.
Civil Rights Groups Sue DeVos Over New Campus Sexual Assault PolicyA group of civil rights advocacy groups filed a lawsuit challenging the Department of Education's move last year to roll back Obama-era guidelines on how colleges and universities should handle sexual assault and sexual violence.
California Sues DeVos, Trump Administration Over Corinthian Student Debt ClaimsThe federal Department of Education is refusing to process debt relief claims from tens of thousands of students who had federal loans to attend Corinthian Colleges, California's attorney general claimed Thursday in the latest lawsuit against the Trump administration.
DeVos Wants New Guidelines For Handling Campus Sex Assault AllegationsU.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos plans to change to the way colleges handle allegations of sexual assault on campus.
DeVos To Scrap Obama Rules On Handling Campus Sexual Assault AllegationsEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday declared that "the era or 'rule by letter' is over" as she announced plans to change the way colleges and university handle allegations of sexual violence on campus.
Attorneys General Ask Education Secretary DeVos To Restore Guidance To Student Aid BorrowersAttorneys general from 20 states including California are faulting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for rolling back Obama-era guidance they say helps protect student loan borrowers.
Social Media Mockery of Education Department for Misspelled TweetThe Education Department is getting social media criticism after misspelling the name of African-American sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois.
Betsy DeVos Confirmed As Education Secretary By Razor-Thin MarginThe Senate on Tuesday confirmed school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Education secretary by the narrowest of margins, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie in a historic vote.
Senate In Round-The-Clock Session To Confirm Trump CabinetDemocrats announced plans Monday to hold the Senate floor around the clock to protest Republicans' push to confirm President Donald Trump's Cabinet picks.
Fremont Teachers Protest Against Trump Education Pick DeVosAcross the Bay Area and California, teachers on Thursday were protesting the threat Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos represents to the public school system.