Day: November 12, 2020

What Biden’s new education transition team tells us about his agenda — and what it doesn’t

When it comes to policy, such concerns are probably misplaced. This transition team is not charged with writing big policy papers or selecting a new education secretary. The campaign set Biden’s education agenda, and there is a separate, smaller committee working on domestic policy.

The transition team’s charge is largely about reimagining the Education Department, which has been run for nearly four years by Betsy DeVos, whose top priority was pushing alternatives to public school districts and encouraging states to use public money to fund private and religious school education. She also focused on reversing a number of Obama administration

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Celebrating the Winners of the 2020 Stronger Than Hate Challenge 

Join Discovery Education for the first of three-part blog series highlighting the outstanding student creators who earned a winning spot in Teaching with Testimony’s 2020 Stronger Than Hate Challenge. Explore the creative ways that this year’s winners harnessed the power of self-expression to recognize and stand against hate, plus learn about the inspirations that motivated each student to speak out. 

3rd PLACE WINNER
Anayla Wilson, 9th Grade
Episcopal High School | Houston, TX 

There is a whole side to history that people never talk about, and that is why I

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