Celebrate Trailblazing Astronaut’s Accomplishments with STEM

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).
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Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Visit to Van Wert City Schools with American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten

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 sch...
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Congratulates National Teacher of the Year Sydney Chaffee

Today, the Council of Chief State School Officers announced Sydney Chaffee, a ninth grade humanities teacher at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, Massachusetts, as the 2017 National Teacher of the Year. U.S. Secretary of Education B...
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President Trump to Make Special Long-Distance Call to Record-Breaking American Astronaut

President Donald Trump, First Daughter Ivanka Trump and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins will make a special Earth-to-space call Monday, April 24, from the Oval Office to personally congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson for her record-breaking stay aboar...
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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on President Trump’s Buy American and Hire American Executive Order

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos joined President Trump, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy during a visit to Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Followin...
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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on President Trump’s Buy American and Hire American Executive Order

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos joined President Trump, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy during a visit to Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Followin...
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Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Meeting with Michigan First Lady Sue Snyder

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos met with Michigan First Lady Sue Snyder to discuss the First Lady’s advocacy work in higher education, particularly on ending campus sexual assault. After the meeting, Secretary DeVos released the following statement: “Every student deserves to learn in an environment where they are safe, and this Administration is committed to promoting a culture of safety on our nation’s campuses.
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Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos following Meeting with Higher Education Groups

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos met with representatives from the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and the Association ...
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Readout of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ Meeting with Chancellor Steve Wrigley of the University of Georgia System and Georgia State Rep. Earl Ehrhart

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos met with Steve W. Wrigley, chancellor of the University of Georgia System, and Georgia State Rep. Earl Ehrhart at the Department of Education’s LBJ Building, 400 Maryland Ave. S.W. The discussion touched on a broad range of higher education issues facing the state of Georgia, Georgia’s students, and its universities.
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U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Chief of Staff and Additional Staff Hires

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the hiring of several senior staff members. Today’s announcement was the first official staff announcement, with additional hiring announcements expected to be made in the coming weeks. In addition to today’s announcement, the White House announced the President’s intention to nominate Carlos Muñiz as the U.S. Department of Education’s General Counsel.
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