Tag: department of education

“We Are DeVos-stated”: UB Students Protest Slated Commencement Speaker

Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons.

As could have been expected, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s invitation to speak at University of Baltimore’s winter commencement stirred up controversy. On Monday, UB students staged a protest of the would-be speaker with signs that read “#neverDeVos” and “We are Devos-stated,” according to reporting from WTOP.

Maryland Joins 18-State Lawsuit Against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos


Brian Frosh is freely using his newfound power to sue the federal government. This time, he’s made the state a plaintiff in a federal case against Trump administration Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who recently rescinded a new federal rule that sought to make for-profit colleges more accountable for failing their students.