The proposed policies could go into effect without requiring a vote from Congress.
Betsy Devos is leading a movement to roll back the initiatives used by the Obama administration to reduce racial discrimination in school punishments.
The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is not currently listed on the Department of Education's page of federally recognized accrediting agencies.
Betsy DeVos rescinded Obama-era guidelines that pushed colleges and universities to use the lowest legal standard of proof in judging cases of sexual assault or violence.
The Trump administration has quietly removed CCAMPIS, a childcare subsidy for student parents attending college, from its 2018 budget. Over one million student parents' ability to afford childcare hangs in the balance.
The letter arrives as the White House is promoting First Lady Melania Trump's anti-bullying campaign for its "Week of Inclusion" event.
Ten months in, the damage that DeVos is doing to America's most vulnerable is becoming clear.
From weakening protections for survivors of sexual assault to axing protections for transgender students, the administration has made no secret of its animosity toward the Civil Rights Act.
The department will likely have a tough time avoiding serious scrutiny and resistance in rolling back the Obama administration's expansive civil rights agenda.
The commission plans to review budgets, staffing, management practices, and recent resolution efforts at civil rights offices.
Far-right orthodoxy on education casts students as customers paying for a service. That rhetoric tricks students into chasing bad options.
James Runcie submitted his resignation following an apparent disagreement with Betsy DeVos over his scheduled testimony on improper aid payments.