The Trump Administration announced on Thursday its intention to nominate Kenneth L. Marcus, founder and president of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, to be the assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education. The announcement follows months of vacancies in key positions across the Trump administration, including in the department. Courtesy of ... Read More »
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The Chandigarh administration has moved the Punjab and Haryana high against the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutes (NCMEI) order granting minority status to Vivek High School, Sector 38. The case is listed for hearing on September 12. The education department, on behalf of the administration, has sought quashing of orders passed by the commission in 2012, saying that the ... Read More »
The U.S. Marshals Service is providing unprecedented protective detail to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and the added security will be costing her agency almost $1 million per month, the marshals service said Friday. The stepped up security began in February, following a threat assessment ordered by the U.S. Attorney General, the marshals service said. The agency only said it determined ... Read More »
The mother of a New York City public school student, a plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit, spoke about her son’s mistreatment outside the Education Department’s headquarters on Thursday.CreditDave Sanders for The New York Times A group of public school families and a pro-charter advocacy group filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court this week alleging that the atmosphere at New ... Read More »