Betsy DeVos Defends Trump Administration’s Elimination of Special Olympics Funding

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos defended the Trump administration’s decision to cut all $18 million of federal funding typically allocated to the Special Olympics Wednesday, arguing that the foundation gets ample funding from private donors. “The Special Olympics is not a federal program. It’s a private organization,” said DeVos in a statement. “Because of its important […]

Trump Administration Leaves Thousands of Students Hanging Over Loan Forgiveness

Five months ago, a federal court ordered the Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos to provide defrauded students loan relief under a 2016 Obama-era rule. But more than 100,000 people are still waiting for action to be taken, as CNN reported. The rule, called Borrower Defense to Repayment, was introduced in 2016 after for-profit […]