DeVos Partially Retreats in Fight Over COVID Aid and Private School Students

Education Week: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is backing off somewhat from her controversial push for school districts to make coronavirus relief available to all local private school students, following a salvo of criticism from education officials and groups.

The new interim final rule, released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education, gives school districts choices for how they distribute K-12 aid money from Congress.

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