She expected Jed to do his homework once in school, so she did her homework first on the schools near their SC home.
The soon-to-be-confirmed secretary of education politely confirmed at the time that neither she nor or her children had much experience with the public education system.
Like many in the Trump administration, DeVos likes to keep a low profile, rarely consenting to media appearances or events where she can't tightly control the narrative.
Thirteen months into her appointment, it seems little has changed in terms of DeVos's experience with the education system she helms.
Her conservative defenders accused "60 Minutes" of waging a biased attack on Ms. DeVos complete with frequent references to her wealth-she's a billionaire-and a dig at her "sheltered life in MI".
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Disney's " Black Panther " is expected to earn in the same range as " Wrinkle in Time " this weekend: $35 million to $40 million. I wanted to stay true to Meg and who she was and stay true to her journey, but also knew there would be some differences.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos pushed back Monday after being reamed by the left for her choppy "60 Minutes" interview, accusing the show of ignoring test-score data she provided beforehand and pointing to selectively edited footage.
STAHL: Have the public schools in MI gotten better? "Communities should have the tools, states should have the tool, but nobody should be mandated to do it", she said. "We need all parents to have those choices".
"Well, there are certainly lots of pockets where the students are doing well", DeVossaid.
DeVos is just the latest member of Trump's Cabinet to come under scrutiny. Between suggesting teachers in Wyoming should be armed with guns because of bears and struggling to answer basic questions at her confirmation hearing, it's been a rough start for DeVos. But DeVos stumbled when Stahl asked her whether the same was true in MI.
Stahl questioned DeVos on her decades of philanthropic intervention in the school system in MI, where her family has promoted a free market approach to school choice, including for-profit operators of charter schools that receive taxpayer funding. The Dear Colleague Letter said school personnel must "understand that they, rather than school resource officers and other security or law enforcement personnel, are responsible for administering routine student discipline".
"It's hard for me to get mad at anyone who's in the game to try to make the lives of children better, compared to people who sit on the sidelines and point fingers, even if we disagree", said Michigan School Superintendent Brian Whiston told Bridge in December 2016. When Stahl asked whether, as secretary, she'd ever visited a failing school to find out what went wrong, DeVos said, "I have not intentionally visited schools that are underperforming". DeVos' admitted ignorance is particularly surprising, as she and her family have given millions of dollars to school choice efforts in MI.
"Maybe you should", Stahl said. Charter schools are privately run but publicly funded. I don't know. But I'm committed to a process that's fair for everyone involved.
The Detroit Free Press responded to DeVos's interview by reemphasizing its work studying education trends in the state, including coverage of a recent report raising concerns about a statewide drop in proficiency amongst third graders.
After her morning television interviews, DeVos repaired to Twitter to take issue with one part of the CBS interview. In the midst of criticizing the show for its editorial choices, she reiterated her positions on school choice, offered support for charter schools, and shared a map of all the schools she has visited. Stahl asked DeVos on Sunday.
Toys 'R' Us may close U.S. locations
Toys "R" Us has suffered from competition from Walmart and online giant Amazon that left it reeling under $5 billion in debt. But, since news began breaking that the company could ultimately liquidate entirely, the retailer has been eerily quiet.
That score was a massive boost mentally for Ireland who, despite not firing on all cylinders, went into the dressing room 14-3 up. A nice flick-on by center Garry Ringrose, playing only his second match this year, freed fullback Rob Kearney.
But one knock-on effect of Rashford's impressive performance is a problem for Mourinho, in terms of Paul Pogba . Premier League - Follow the Football match between Manchester United and Liverpool live with Eurosport.
Jaish al-Islam and Faylaq al-Rahman, two Islamist rebel groups, control most of the opposition-held areas of eastern Ghouta. It is hard for aid convoys to reach eastern Ghouta and the worldwide community is failing to intervene.
When Serena is missing some of those shots, she says she isn't being as harsh on herself as in the past with her daughter in mind. In an essay for Time magazine just before her return, she made it clear she feels much of the vitriol was racist in nature.
For now, Trump agreed to exempt, Canada and Mexico and held out the possibility of later excluding allies like Australia. The import tariffs are likely to face retaliation from America's top trading partners, the European Union and China .
For the first time since the late 80s, West Virginia lawmakers are on track to pass the budget within the 60-day session. Earlier on Thursday, Jones asked the House to not act on Senate Bill 915, proposed by Sen.
They had just one chance, so three points more. "I'm very specific in saying [the title's] not going to be handed to us". Gabriel Jesus has played 31 Premier League games without ever being on the losing side (W26 D5).
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Sometimes it is important also to share the responsibility with the players that you have to prepare for this type of game. The first leg ended 1-1 as Messi broke his duck against Chelsea in his 10th appearance against the London club.
For Oklahoma State , the loss left their NCAA tournament hopes in jeopardy, as they came into the contest firmly on the bubble. In a game that featured 13 ties and 14 lead changes, Kansas State prevailed in the first overtime game of the tournament.
Arsenal went into all-out attacking mode, pressing the guests into their own half, in an attempt to double their lead in the game. Cech was still needed to make four stops, including his first penalty save in 16 faced for the club.
Local Hazara leader Mohammad Mohaqiq told the gathering that the explosion was an attempt to terrorize Afghans. Most Hazaras are Shia Muslims, and Sunni militants consider all Shia heretics and urge followers to kill them.
Warren: 'I'm Not Running for President in 2020′
Elizabeth Warren on Sunday about President Trump calling her "Pocahontas", and her response didn't exactly answer the question. Todd pointed out that many presidential candidates in the past said they were not running two years before an election.
Huawei launches Honor 7C with Snapdragon 450 and 4 GB of RAM
If you would like to purchase Honor 9 Lite, you should navigate to Flipkart at 12 PM and add the product to the cart immediately. Coming to the camera department, the rear camera gives importance to the depth sensing rather than the image processing.
Ronaldo double gives Real narrow win over Eibar
But Ronaldo's two goals mean he has now scored in seven consecutive games and boasts a remarkable 13 goals overall in that period. First, the unmarked Inui headed over from seven yards out and then Kike hit the side-netting with only Keylor Navas to beat.
Fire in Indian industrial area kills three, injures 15
Tarapur Automic Power Station, which is also situated on Boisar-Tarapur Road is around 20 kms away from the spot, he added. Fire tenders and disaster management teams were rushed to the spot soon after the fire broke out.
India's top court allows 'living wills' for terminally ill
Passive euthanasia entails a withdrawal of medical treatment to deliberately hasten the death of a terminally-ill patient. A person need not give any reasons nor is he answerable to any authority on why he should write an advanced directive.
'Pharma bro' Shkreli sentenced to seven years in jail
Shkreli also withdrew hundreds of thousands of dollars from the funds, far more than was permitted by the partnership agreements. He garnered widespread condemnation in 2015 after raising the price of an Aids and cancer drug from $13.50 to $750 per pill.