Read about developments with the education budget, the Confederate flag and student debt.
Pro-LGBT rights organizations sent the report to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos this week.
In unprecedented move, Vice President Mike Pence breaks tie in deadlocked Senate.
At least five Republican senators hail from states that have had troubling experiences with the charter schools that the nominee for education secretary favors.
In an ominous sign for Trump, Republican senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski said they would not vote for DeVos, a billionaire philanthropist and charter-school advocate.
Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary sought to reassure the committee that neither her faith nor her family's vast wealth would factor into her decisions.
Flint's polluted water is a clear outcome of DeVos's all-government-is-bad ideology.
Trump adds two cabinet nominees right before Thanksgiving.