education policy

DeVos Confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Education

This afternoon, the Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos as the next U.S. Secretary of Education. Her appointment was approved through a 51-50 vote, with the tiebreaker cast by the President of the…

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Senate Moves DeVos Nomination Forward

The confirmation of Betsy DeVos, nominee for Secretary of Education, cleared a major procedural hurdle today as the Senate voted to limit debate and move toward a final vote.  The…