secretary of education

States say DeVos hurting efforts to police student loan servicers

There's a fight brewing between states and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos over who has the power to police student loan servicing companies as consumer advocates question whether the federal government is doing enough to protect borrowers from shady practices.

DeVos asks striking teachers to 'stay focused' on students

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos weighed in on the ongoing Oklahoma teachers' strike, saying she hopes "that adults would keep adult disagreements and disputes in a separate place, and serve the students that are there to be served."