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January 23, 2017
No second confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, Senate committee chair says

U.S. Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos won't be facing a second confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee votes on her nomination, its chair announced Monday. 

No second confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, Senate committee chair says

January 22, 2017
Betsy DeVos committee vote postponed to give senators more time to review ethics report

A U.S. Senate committee has postponed its vote for Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos to give members more time to review an ethics report outlining steps the West Michigan native will take to avoid conflicts of interest.

Betsy DeVos committee vote postponed to give senators more time to review ethics report

January 20, 2017
Letter details 102 entities Betsy DeVos will divest from to avoid conflicts of interest

U.S. Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos says she will divest from more than 100 entities she has a financial interest in to avoid any "actual or apparent conflict of interest."

Letter details 102 entities Betsy DeVos will divest from to avoid conflicts of interest

January 20, 2017
Muskegon Heights in bottom 5 percent for test scores, looking to raise

Muskegon Heights Academy is one of 38 schools in the state "at risk of closure," according to a news release from the Michigan School Reform Office.

Muskegon Heights in bottom 5 percent for test scores, looking to raise