The education secretary tells a congressional hearing that firearms are beyond the scope of the commission, which was established after a mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school.
Although President Trump presented Mandy Manning with the 2018 education award at the White House, the press was not allowed to witness her acceptance speech.
The district where Education Secretary Betsy DeVos suggested that teachers be armed to protect children from grizzly bears approves a measure aimed at preventing school shootings.
Donald Trump’s White House works to regulate pedagogy and limit students' expressions of discontent and resistance.
The president wants to arm "highly trained expert teachers" with concealed weapons—a move that will guarantee more gun violence in schools.
Trump had said the age should be raised to 21, but a newly revealed plan calls for a commission on school safety—headed by Betsy DeVos—to examine the issue.
Nikolas Cruz's public defender says his client will plead guilty if prosecutors take the death penalty off the table, which would mean a life sentence in prison.
The groups cite a negative effect on sexual assault survivors since DeVos rescinded the Obama-era Title IX guidance.