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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.

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.

Trump order seeks to limit federal role in K-12 education

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to reduce the federal government's role in K-12 education.

DeVos tours Virginia school to stress needs of military kids

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has stressed the need to help the children of military families transition into new schools as their parents change assignments.

Senate confirms Betsy DeVos, despite “unprecedented opposition”

The Senate has confirmed school choice activist Betsy DeVos as Education secretary, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie.

DeVos clears committee vote, faces plagiarism accusation

Murray said Tuesday that many of DeVos's responses "look copied and pasted from previous statements."

Trump picks charter school advocate for education secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has selected a charter school advocate and GOP donor from Michigan to be education secretary.

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