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DeVos promises "flexibility" for Harvey-damaged schools

School districts affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma may be able to adjust performance targets and transfer grant funding as they recover from storm damage.

A school in the Cypress-Fairbanks School District in Houston surrounded by water on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017.

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos pledged that the federal government will provide "whatever flexibility and support it can" to get students back in the classroom as quickly as possible. (Houston Chronicle)

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