Tag: Betsy DeVos

Better education starts in our elections

It’s no secret that Utah’s funding of education is lackluster compared to the rest of the country. On average, the United States spends $12,612 on each student. Utah ranks last, spending only $7,179 on each student. Despite this, Utah’s high school graduation and college attendance rates are higher than average. But this lack of funding

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MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 CONTACT:     Chase Thomas | Alliance for a Better Utah | chase@betterutah.org – – – – – – UTAHNS TO PROTEST VISIT OF EDUCATION SECRETARY DEVOS – – – – – – Salt Lake City, UT – Hundreds of Utahns are planning to protest later today

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DeVos draws controversy, others talk tech education gap at summit in SLC

Source: KSL Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos drew controversy for her appearance at the eighth annual ASU+GSV summit Tuesday, which welcomed tech and educational leaders from around the world to Salt Lake City. The summit, organized by Arizona State University and Global Silicon Valley, is being hosted for the first time in Utah’s capital Monday

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Utahns protest visit of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Source: Good 4 Utah SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) The United States Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, was in town for a speech Tuesday afternoon and hundreds of Utahns wanted her to know she’s not welcome. The protest happened outside the Grand America Hotel. They were there to criticize the secretary for her views

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What’s the Deal with Betsy DeVos?

Betsy DeVos is coming to town! She will be in Salt Lake City tomorrow, Tuesday, May 9 at 2:30 PM giving a speech at the ASU + GSV Summit. If you do not know who Betsy DeVos is, here is a quick primer: Ms. DeVos is currently the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, having

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 CONTACT:     Chase Thomas | chase@betterutah.org   Salt Lake City, UT – Twenty-one Attorneys General from across the nation joined together this week to oppose recent actions from the Trump Administration repealing consumer protections for student loan borrowers. Conspicuously absent from the letter sent to Education

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