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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Recognizes National Reentry Week at Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Maryland Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:43:24 EDT

In recognition of National Reentry Week, today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds, Maryland, to learn about the facility’s education programs. After the visit, Secretary DeVos released the following statement: “For formerly incarcerated youth and adults whose goal is to turn their lives around, access to education has proven to be transformative.

U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Press Secretary Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:37:37 EDT

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the hiring of Liz Hill as the Education Department's press secretary.

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces New Flexibilities for FAFSA Filers Impacted by IRS DRT Suspension Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:27:53 EDT

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced new flexibilities available to institutions to use for verification of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA ®) information. The announcement is part of an ongoing effort to provide additional assistance to students and families impacted by the suspension of the Internal Revenue Service Data Retrieval Tool (IRS DRT).

Celebrate Trailblazing Astronaut’s Accomplishments with STEM Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:28:13 EDT

Record-breaking NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson is set to shatter another mark, and you and your students can celebrate this historic event with some fun and educational resources that will enhance your students’ knowledge of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Visit to Van Wert City Schools with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:52:44 EDT

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Van Wert City Schools in Van Wert, Ohio, with American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten. The Secretary and Ms. Weingarten toured the Early Childhood Center, elementary and high school campuses and hosted a roundtable with parents, students and local and state leaders. After the visit, Secretary DeVos gave the following statement: