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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Unfazed by Conflict of Interest Charges

May 23, 2018 - 2:00pm

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A pilot program with the aim of delivering student loans through prepaid bank cards is vulnerable to a conflict of interest, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was warned during a hearing on Tuesday.
DeVos, however, dismissed those concerns, and later appeared to know very little at all about the card program.

Why "Blue State" Teachers Need Their Own Revolt

May 20, 2018 - 2:00pm

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California is arguably the bluest of blue states.
We have a Democratic governor, Jerry Brown, both houses of the state legislature are about two-thirds Democratic, the state's two U.S. senators are Democrats, and almost three-quarters of the delegation to the U.S. House is Democratic. Los Angeles and San Francisco have Democratic Party mayors and are considered liberal strongholds.