"At the U.S. Department of Education, all appointments are political cronies of Trump or DeVos. No educators have been appointed to any position. No high-level positions, which require an ethics review, have been filled. Laura Chapman writes: "I have been trying to find out who is probably running the show at USDE. Here is a reasonably current list with the GS grade for the appointment. GS-07 means at minimum a bachelor’s degree. I have no idea what the post “Confidential Assistant” means, but it is certainly not a hallmark of transparency in governance. These seems to be the “crony” positions...."