Politics > Education

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan

4 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class students Perhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump's administration better than his approach to the regulatory state. In Trump's America, those most zealously dedicated to unraveling federal oversight are in charge of the government, racing to shred laws as quickly as they can. Although it rarely draws the outrage of his latest unhinged tweet or foible abroad, it is in the president's Department of Education that this spirit of cruel nihilism is...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Education      Americas      Racing      Conservation      Law      Conservatives      Donald Trump      Heart      Betsy DeVos      US education      Education policy      Higher education policy      Higher education      Politics      US news      Trump administration  


Scottish and Welsh leaders write to Tusk demanding Brexit delay for second...

Scottish and Welsh leaders write to Tusk demanding Brexit delay for second referendum

SCOTTISH and Welsh First Ministers, Nicola Sturgeon and Mark Drakeford, have sent a letter to the President of the European Council asking him to support a Brexit extension, to... Read more ...

Election 2019 tracker: Labour flatlines as Tory support soars amid Boris'...

Election 2019 tracker: Labour flatlines as Tory support soars amid Boris' Brexit deal

BORIS JOHNSON is adamant he will be able to quell the Brexit pandemonium today as he pushes to bring his Brexit deal to MPs to vote on today. But what impact has the progress... Read more ...

Brexit vote denied: Why has John Bercow rejected Brexit vote? How does he...

Brexit vote denied: Why has John Bercow rejected Brexit vote? How does he have such power?

COMMONS Speaker John Bercow has rejected the Government's request for another meaningful vote today. How is Mr Bercow able to have such power and why did he reject the vote? Read more ...

Will we EVER leave? Brussels weighs up ‘flexible extension' if Boris Brexit...

Will we EVER leave? Brussels weighs up ‘flexible extension' if Boris Brexit deal fails

THE EUROPEAN UNION is considering granting the UK a flexible Brexit extension until next year if Boris Johnson fails to secure the backing from Parliament for his withdrawal... Read more ...

John Bercow's Brexit block: How Remainer speaker could torpedo Boris'...

John Bercow's Brexit block: How Remainer speaker could torpedo Boris' meaningful vote

BORIS Johnson will make a bid to hold a fresh vote on his Brexit deal in Parliament today. Read more ...

Brexit sabotage: Boris' deal to be hijacked by Corbyn's plot to push second...

Brexit sabotage: Boris' deal to be hijacked by Corbyn's plot to push second referendum

BORIS JOHNSON's Brexit deal could be hijacked by Jeremy Corbyn next week as Labour plans to whip MP's support with amendments for a second referendum and a customs union with... Read more ...

See you in court! Labour threaten Boris Johnson with legal action for...

See you in court! Labour threaten Boris Johnson with legal action for October 31 promise

BORIS JOHNSON has been threatened with legal action by two Labour shadow cabinet ministers after refusing to sign a legally required request to the EU for a Brexit extension. Read more ...

Brexit news: Boris Johnson sends two letters to EU - What happens with...

Brexit news: Boris Johnson sends two letters to EU - What happens with Brexit now?

BREXIT took another unexpected turn yesterday as Boris Johnson fulfilled the requirements of the Benn act, but with conflicting letters. What happens with Brexit now? Read more ...

Letwin the Remainer puppet: Lawyer behind Gina Miller court case helped...

Letwin the Remainer puppet: Lawyer behind Gina Miller court case helped draft amendment

OLIVER Letwin was helped by a leading anti-Brexit lawyer in writing his successful amendment that derailed Boris Johnson's EU approved Brexit deal. Read more ...

Express POLL: Do you think MPs will allow Britain to Leave the EU on October...

Express POLL: Do you think MPs will allow Britain to Leave the EU on October 31? VOTE HERE

BORIS JOHNSON faced a major setback during the historic sitting of Parliament on Saturday as MPs voted in favour of the Letwin amendment. But after the Prime Minister told the... Read more ...