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Union Elementary School earns national award

U.S. Secretary of Education Besty Devos had a special announcement for students at one Brunswick County Elementary School.
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Feds cite Islam focus in review of Duke-UNC language grant

The Trump administration is threatening to cut funding for a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University.

Trump says Special Olmypics will be funded after fallout with DeVos

President Donald Trump on Thursday said the administration will fund Special Olympics following a whirlwind of criticism this week over the White House's budget proposal that had eliminated federal funding for the program.
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DeVos defends plan to eliminate Special Olympics funding

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday defended a proposal to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, pushing back against a storm of criticism from athletes, celebrities and politicians who rallied to support the organization.
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Coaches and parents in college scheme find jobs in danger

Colleges and companies moved swiftly to distance themselves from employees swept up in a nationwide college admissions scheme.

Amway founder and Orlando Magic owner Richard DeVos dies at age 92

Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando Magic and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, died Thursday.
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Secretary of Education: ‘Arming teachers should be an option’

After facing backlash from some students following a visit to Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School in Parkland, Fla. last week, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said on Sunday that arming teachers "should be an option for states and communities to consider."
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AP learns DeVos may only partly wipe away some student loans

The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit-colleges, The Associated Press has learned, abandoning the Obama administration's policy of fully erasing that debt.
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On work trips, DeVos flies on her plane at own expense

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos flies on her personal plane at her own expense when she visits schools around the country, according to her office.

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