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After losing court battle, DeVos to cancel $150 million in student loan debt

After losing court battle, DeVos to cancel $  150 million in student loan debtDeVos proposed restricting "borrower defense" claims filed by former students whose schools closed or made false promises, but has to carry out regulations after court rulings sided with students.



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DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rulesEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment and narrowing which cases schools would be required to investigate.



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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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DeVos proposes another rollback on for-profit college rules

DeVos proposes another rollback on for-profit college rulesThe Trump administration plans to roll back another major Obama-era rule that was created to police the for-profit college industry, according to a proposal issued by the Education Department on Friday.



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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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DeVos joins debate on racial inequities in school discipline

DeVos joins debate on racial inequities in school disciplineWASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday entered a heated national debate on racial disparities in school discipline, meeting with educators as a government watchdog said in a report that African-American students continue to be punished more often than their peers.



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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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DeVos Finally Agrees Federal Dollars Shouldn't Fund LGBTQ Discrimination In Schools

DeVos Finally Agrees Federal Dollars Shouldn't Fund LGBTQ Discrimination In SchoolsQuestioned by a persistent lawmaker on Tuesday, Education Secretary Betsy



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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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