DeVos-Supported 'Brain-Performance' Company Loses Appeal Over Misleading Advertising

Neurocore agreed to stop making unsupported claims and end some user testimonials after losing its appeal before an ad-industry regulatory group.

Cyber Charters' Struggles: An Update Showing New Troubles in 8 States

An update to Education Week's award-winning interactive map highlights fresh troubles with cyber charters in California, Indiana, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and […]

Scant Details, Fuzzy Math in $500 Million Public-Private Computer Science Education Push

[UPDATED] Yesterday, the President signed a Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of Education focused on access to high-quality Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education. […]

DeVos Invested in Company Under Investigation for Misleading Claims

Education Secretary invested up to $5.5 million in a company that an advertising-industry self-regulatory group found to be making unsubstantiated medical claims.

Betsy DeVos Used Cherry-Picked Graduation Rates for Cyber Charters

In written responses to a key Democratic senator, the nominee for education secretary used those figures to argue that full-time online charter schools are a […]

DeVos-Backed Company Makes Questionable Claims on Autism, ADHD

The nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education is a major investor in Neurocore, a company that claims "proven and long-lasting" benefits for children with autism […]

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