DeVos is sending signals of cooperation after a contentious confirmation fight.
Critics of the new education secretary were alarmed by her advocacy of school vouchers.
Republicans needed Vice President Michael Pence to decide the closest vote ever for a Cabinet nominee.
More school districts vow to protect immigrant students despite threats from the Trump administration.
Broad finds common ground with teachers unions in opposing Trump's education secretary nominee.
Teachers, administrators and parents object to DeVos’ positions promoting charter schools and vouchers.
California attracts the most international students of any state, and so its universities are especially concerned about the new Trump administration's restrictions on immigration and visits.
Many watching the president's addressed panned it; some are open to change.
President Donald Trump, in his inaugural address, effectively labels the U.S. education system a failure.
Many district officials are encouraging teachers to engage students in discussion.
“The push is on to protect schools from privatization as well as to create safe spaces for immigrants, women and minorities,” said California Teachers Association President Eric Heins.
Democrats on the committee were angry that they were only given five minutes each to question Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of education.
The California Charter Schools Association says it will "actively resist" efforts to impose a private school voucher plan on California.
Our experts would want to know about she'd address vouchers, early education, fears of immigrant students, Common Core and students' college debt.
Trump nominee for education secretary has been a key player in allowing "soft money" contributions to election campaigns, including contributing to the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling.