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No, Betsy DeVos is not going to jail

No, Betsy DeVos is not going to jailA judge said to Betsy DeVos' department: "I am not sending anyone to jail yet, but it’s good to know that I have that ability.” The internet exploded.



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Betsy Ross shoe: Did Nike cave to PC culture?

Betsy Ross shoe: Did Nike cave to PC culture?Nike pulled a shoe featuring a historical version of the American flag from stores after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick reportedly told the company it is an offensive symbol to some people. The 13-star "Betsy Ross" flag represents to many an era of slavery, Kaepernick, a Nike client, reportedly said. There are also reports the design has become a popular symbol used by white supremacist groups.



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Betsy DeVos wants to cut Special Olympics funds and people are outraged: What we know now

Betsy DeVos wants to cut Special Olympics funds and people are outraged: What we know nowEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos' proposal to eliminate federal funding for Special Olympics has drawn strong reaction on Capitol Hill and beyond.



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Betsy DeVos proposes new sexual assault reporting rules for US campuses that ‘could help shield rapists’

Betsy DeVos proposes new sexual assault reporting rules for US campuses that ‘could help shield rapists’Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed a major change in the way American universities deal with campus sexual assault and harassment allegations in a move rights groups say could harm survivors. Ms DeVos has wants to add protections for those accused and limit situations in which schools would be required by law to investigate complaints brought forward by alleged victims, changes she said will treat both sides fairly. The requirements for investigation include only incidents which occurred on the universities’ campuses or property under the school’s authority and in those cases, only if the incident is reported to certain officials.



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Betsy DeVos Says School Safety Commission Won't Look At Role Of Guns In School Shootings

Betsy DeVos Says School Safety Commission Won't Look At Role Of Guns In School ShootingsTestifying before the Senate appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday, Education



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Betsy DeVos Stirs Uproar By Saying Schools Can Call ICE On Undocumented Kids

Betsy DeVos Stirs Uproar By Saying Schools Can Call ICE On Undocumented KidsEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos provoked an outcry Tuesday when she said



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Betsy DeVos Mulls The Fate Of Guidance Designed To Reduce Racial Bias In Schools

Betsy DeVos Mulls The Fate Of Guidance Designed To Reduce Racial Bias In SchoolsEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos met with a group of civil rights leaders,



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Parkland Students Disappointed In Betsy DeVos' Brief Visit To Their School

Parkland Students Disappointed In Betsy DeVos' Brief Visit To Their SchoolStudents at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School weren’t pleased with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ visit to the Parkland, Florida, school on Wednesday. The brief visit, which was closed to reporters, came three weeks after the mass shooting that killed 17 students and staff members there. DeVos took only a handful of questions at a news conference afterward, not getting into specific details about the visit or what policy proposals she would consider to curb gun violence.



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Betsy DeVos Sued For Weakening Sexual Assault Reporting Protections For Students

Betsy DeVos Sued For Weakening Sexual Assault Reporting Protections For StudentsThree civil rights organizations have filed a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for rolling back protections for students who report sexual assault.



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Does Betsy DeVos care more about those accused of rape than its victims? | Lucia Graves

Does Betsy DeVos care more about those accused of rape than its victims? | Lucia GravesProtesters at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, where Betsy DeVos delivered a policy address on sexual harassment, rape and assault on 7 September. As she announced the rollback of Obama-era rules on campus sexual assault, education secretary Betsy DeVos seemed at times less like the head of the Department of Education than the department of rape apologists.



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