This Detroit Student Isn't Impressed With Betsy DeVos' Track Record
Detroit student Dana Wilson went to the potential education secretary's hearing. Now, she's speaking out.LEARN MORE
DeVos was one of President Trump's most controversial Cabinet picks.
It was close, but Betsy DeVos was confirmed as secretary of education on Tuesday.
After two Republicans broke party lines and voted against her during the Senate's final vote, the 50-50 tie was broken by Vice President Mike Pence.
This was the first time in American history the vice president made the deciding vote for a Cabinet nomination.
DeVos was one of President Donald Trump's more controversial Cabinet picks.
They also jumped on her comment that grizzly bears in Wyoming where a reason certain schools could need guns.
During her confirmation hearing, DeVos promised not to break down the public education system.
But some have said the system may already be in trouble. Standardized test scores show sizable portions of students aren't ready for college.
The U.S. State Department has declared Evan Gershkovich's detention wrongful, and his colleagues say he's being held simply for being a journalist.
The authors of a study suggested that policies and initiatives be put in place to prevent children from accessing weapons.
The White House and House Republicans have remained at odds over an agreement to house 2,000 migrants on federal land.
The Chicago Blackhawks said Tuesday Perry acted in violation of his NHL Standard Player Contract. The team has not discussed its reasoning.
Cuban, who bought the Mavericks in 2000, could be selling a majority stake for around $3.5 billion.
This week's climate summit in Dubai will be missing some heads of state who will remain focused on the war in Israel.