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DeVos Criticized Over Plan to Cut Special Olympics Funding

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is facing sharp pushback over a proposal to cut federal funding to the Special Olympics. House Democrats grilled DeVos in a budget hearing Tuesday, with Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., calling the cut "appalling." Celebrities,...
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DeVos Says She Won’t Take Action on Funding to Arm Teachers

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Friday that she has "no intention of taking any action" regarding any possible use of federal funds to arm teachers or provide them with firearms training. "I will not take any action that would expand or re...
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Tuck Makes His Case for State Superintendent

Marshall Tuck is running to be the state’s top education administrator, again. He knows it’s not the most glamorous of elected offices. “Not too many people know the position exists, but it’s a position that...