Trump’s education secretary pick DeVos grilled by senators

Democrats on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee grilled the wealthy Republican donor on a range of issues Tuesday from sexual assault to child care, students with disabilities and making public colleges and universities tuition-free.

Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education pick, lauded as bold reformer, called unfit for job

Democrats attacked Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s education nominee, calling her unfit for the job during a contentious confirmation hearing Tuesday evening, while Republicans defended her as a bold reformer who would disrupt the status quo in U.S. education.

Local colleges respond to Mo. budget cuts, tuition increases likely

Higher education received a huge blow from Governor Eric Greitens. $146 million withheld. Now local colleges worry if the cuts continue tuition will go up while services and personnel will go down.

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