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    Magnet Schools

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered her first public speech as secretary on magnet schools and public school choice. This was the keynote address of he Magnet Schools of America 2017 National…

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    School Finance

    Legal and education scholars discussed various states' and local school districts' education funding systems. They offered recommendations for improving school funding inequities and educational…

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    White House Listening Session with Parents and Teachers

    President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made remarks before a parent-teacher listening session at the White House. President Trump spoke about charter schools, jobs, and the economy. He…

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    Secretary Betsy DeVos Welcome Remarks at Education Department

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered her first address to employees at her new agency’s headquarters. She talked about her tumultuous confirmation, and said she was committed to the…

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    Education Secretary Swearing-In Ceremony

    Vice President Mike Pence participated in the swearing-in ceremony of Education Secretary Betsy Devos. He spoke about her qualifications and dedication to children. He also spoke about…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate debated and spoke about through the night Betsy DeVos' nomination to be for secretary of education in the Trump administration. During the vote on her confirmation, President…

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    Vice President Pence Votes for DeVos Nomination

    As the Senate was tied 50-50 in a vote to confirm the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be the education secretary, Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote to confirm her. It was…

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    Senate Democrats on Education Secretary Confirmation

    Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke in opposition to the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be education secretary. He also touched briefly on the president’s immigration order and Russia.…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics. He continued defending the president’s refugee and immigration ban, saying they…

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    Open Phones on Betsy DeVos' Confirmation as Education Secretary

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments after Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the Senate to be education secretary. Vice President Mike Pence was called to be the…

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    Senator Tim Scott on DeVos Nomination

    Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) spoke on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be education secretary.

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    Senator Patty Murray on DeVos Nomination

    Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) spoke on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be education secretary.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines, including a line reserved for teachers, were open for viewer calls and social media comments on Democrats' decision to hold the Senate floor all night to oppose secretary of education…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines, including a line reserved for teachers, were open for viewer calls and social media comments on Democrats' decision to hold the Senate floor all night to oppose secretary of…

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    Education Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    Betsy DeVos testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on her nomination for secretary of education in the Trump administration. She answered questions on a wide…

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    Week Ahead in Congress

    Among the coming week’s Senate votes on confirmation of Cabinet members, Andrew Ujifusa reported by telephone about the vote scheduled for Tuesday, February 7, 2017, on Betsy DeVos, Prescient…

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    Betsy DeVos Nomination Committee Vote, Part 2

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee returned from a recess of its executive session to consider President Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to be the education secretary.…

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    Betsy DeVos Nomination Committee Vote, Part 1

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee met in executive session to consider President Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to be the education secretary. Senators debated her…

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    Education Policy and the Trump Administration

    Alyson Klein talked about possible changes to U.S. education policy under the Trump administration, as well as Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos' possible confirmation by the Senate.…

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    Senate Debate on Education Secretary Confirmation

    The Senate voted to advance to debate on Betsy DeVos' nomination to be education secretary in the Trump administration.

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