How Rich Are Biden’s Cabinet Picks and Confirmed Members? | #Education

Chris Kleponis/UPI/Shutterstock / Chris Kleponis/UPI/Shutterstock Former President Donald Trump’s cabinet was notable for many reasons – including a 92% turnover rate, according to the Brookings Institute. But another recurring theme among his chief advisors was their staggering wealth. From billionaire Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin (worth…

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Salon: Trump’s “sabotage” plan: Watchdog groups want to know who was “burrowed” into career jobs | #Education

Government watchdog groups are calling on congressional committees to release the names of Trump political appointees who have “burrowed” into career civil service positions over concerns they may attempt to “sabotage” the Biden administration. Former President Donald Trump signed an executive order in October that stripped career civil servants of employment protections and opened the…

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Why testing makes sense now | #Education

You have 4 free articles left this month. Editorial from the Los Angeles Times editorial board          Last year, then-Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made one of the few good moves of her tenure by waiving the annual standardized tests given to elementary and secondary school students under the federal Every…

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