Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on the America First Budget

Today, the Trump administration released the FY 2018 Budget Blueprint: A Blueprint to Make America Great Again. This blueprint meets the President’s promises to support our military, prioritize border security, veterans’ health care, and school choice, and to eliminate hundreds of redundant, overlapping or ineffective programs. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement: “Today’s Budget Blueprint keeps with President Trump’s promise to focus the U.S. Department of Education on its mission to Read More

The President’s Budget: Early Learning

Fifty adults — including the Secretaries of Education and Health and Human Services, Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.), and Representative Jim Moran (D-Va.) — visited the newest preschool among the Child and Family Network Centers (CFNC) to observe a quality bilingual program in action and to discuss President Obama’s newly released budget request for Fiscal Year 2015. The children and their engaging teacher, Tonya Johnson, showed us, once again, how much young children learn through play and working Read More