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Through her divisive rhetoric, Education Secretary DeVos leaves a troubled legacy...

Mark Hlavacik, University of North Texas; Dustin Hornbeck, University of Texas Arlington; Kevin Welner, University of Colorado Boulder; Nicholas Tampio, Fordham University, and Stanley...

Giving private schools federal emergency funds slated for low-income students will...

Derek W. Black, University of South Carolina Public schools have faced three distinct challenges since the coronavirus pandemic began – scrambling to make sure that...

School vouchers expand despite evidence of negative effects

Christopher Lubienski, Indiana University and Joel R Malin, Miami University For the past couple of decades, proponents of vouchers for private schools have been pushing...

Betsy DeVos has little to show after 2 years in office

Dustin Hornbeck, Miami University Despite widespread fear that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would dismantle the public system of education, she has failed to accomplish...

DeVos speech shows contempt for the agency she heads

Mark Hlavacik, University of North Texas When Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos spoke at the American Enterprise Institute on Jan. 16, she began by emphasizing...

What we can learn from closure of charter school that DeVos...

Claire Smrekar, Vanderbilt University When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump visited Excel Academy Public Charter School last spring, DeVos praised the...

Trump budget would abandon public education for private choice

Derek Black, University of South Carolina The Trump administration has announced its plan to transform education funding as we know it. The new...

Federal role in education has a long history

Dustin Hornbeck, Miami University President Donald Trump has directed the United States Department of Education to evaluate whether the federal government has “overstepped...

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By Daniel Quintana, University of Sydney and Andrew H Kemp, University of Sydney Having a “broken” or a “heavy” heart is a description often used...