“OCR’s mission is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence through vigorous enforcement of civil rights in our nation’s schools.” – Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Secretary of Education, is making a complete mockery of civil rights.DeVos recently appointed Candice Jackson, 39, as the […]
Concerned Howard University Administrators, Faculty and Staff join students of Howard University in calling for the removal of embattled President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, who hosted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in mid-February.
John Wilson, President, Morehouse College, says he doesn’t know if Trump’s HBCU executive order will make an impact.
Howard University President Wayne Frederick welcomed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos with open arms. Only time will tell if Frederick made a wise decision. DeVos, the polarizing Education Secretary, got her first photo-op at a historically Black college since her razor-thin confirmation thanks to Frederick’s high-profile meeting. A billionaire who is facing mounting […]
Leaders at more than 100 historically Black colleges are planning a meeting with President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers to discuss overcoming funding and enrollment challenges facing schools on Feb. 28.
Cartoonist Glenn McCoy who caught heat Tuesday for depicting U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as Ruby Bridges -- the African-American girl in Norman Rockwell's southern school desegregation painting "The Problem We All Live With" -- explained his controversial decision Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Education misspelled W.E.B. Du Bois’ name on Twitter while trying to pay homage to the civil rights leader.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was physically blocked from entering a Washington, D.C., public school on Friday morning.
Betsy DeVos has no public school experience. She has never worked in a public school. She has never been a public school teacher. She has never served on a public school board. And she never attended a public school. And yet she was confirmed Tuesday as the nation’s next Secretary of Education. The […]