The Department of Education ordered two major universities to revise their Middle Eastern studies to show more positive images of Judaism and Christianity.
According to a report in the Dallas Morning News, the Texas State Board of Education on Friday issued a preliminary vote to sharply cut back the social studies curriculum in the state.
If there’s anything that’s come out of the Trump era, it’s a galvanization of activism across the country, renewed by enthusiasm, from the women’s march, to the fight of teachers for fair pay.
What’s unfortunate is that public schools -- especially those in poor neighborhoods -- are so chronically underfunded that millionaires and billionaires need to step in to provide the additional money their students need.
Betsy DeVos visited a city with the largest public school system in the U.S. — and only visited private schools.