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Betsy DeVos


Photo and story by Michael Aldrich / Contributing Writer U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke at Oakland High School in Murfreesboro on Wednesday as a part of her first official visit to Tennessee since being appointed to her position in February. Out of more than 1,700 public schools in 143 districts across Tennessee, she …

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore / Flickr On Sept. 22, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced that the U.S. Education Department was rescinding guidance regarding how universities should deal with sexual assaults under Title IX federal law, which was put into place during the Obama administration. The announcement and subsequent rescission has been met with mixed …

Photo Courtesy of Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post Story by Brinley Hineman / News Editor and Andrew Wigdor / Assistant News EditorĀ  Last Tuesday, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Education Secretary. The vote made history when it came to a 50-50 split among the Senate, requiring Vice President Mike Pence to step in to …