Department of Education


WATCH: Betsy DeVos tries and fails to answer basic questions about education

DeVos said, "I don't know," when asked about school improvements in her home state of Michigan.
Alex Lubben
affirmative action

Why the Justice Department is suddenly investigating affirmative action

Investigating a years-old complaint could signal a shift in two decades of Justice Department support for affirmative action at colleges.
Taylor Dolven
Donald Trump

Trump’s Salary Donation Tells You Everything You Need to Know About Him

The president donated his paycheck to the Department of Education, but still wants to cut $9.2 billion from its budget.
Eve Peyser
For-profit colleges

18 states sue Betsy DeVos for easing for-profit school regulations

Less than a week after Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced her plans in late June, attorneys general from eighteen states and the District of Columbia sued her.
Alex Lubben

Trump administration revokes Obama-era protections of transgender students

Tess Owen
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The US Senate Just Approved Betsy DeVos to Lead the Education Department

Vice President Mike Pence had to cast the tie-breaking vote—a first for a Cabinet secretary confirmation.
Lauren Messman
higher education

Under Trump, the college debt crisis may get much worse

Christina Sterbenz

An Australian High School Is Letting All Genders Wear Dresses and Christians Are Upset

Students will also be able to freely use bathrooms according to their gender identity.
Isabelle Hellyer