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School Kicks Trans Athlete Off Boys Basketball Team For Using The Bathroom
By Cyd Zeigler, Outsports
Principal tries to force star boys football and basketball player to compete against girls.
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Bronx Teacher Investigated After Reports She Stepped On Black Student In Slavery Lesson
"See how it feels to be a slave?" the teacher asked, according to a student.
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American Students Aren't Learning The Full Truth About Slavery
Students often get only a superficial view of the atrocity that built the country, a new study finds.
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New York School System Holds Its First Summit For LGBTQ Students
The city gave students a safe place to discuss issues of gender and sexuality.
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These 'No Promo Homo' Laws Are Hurting LGBTQ Students Across America
Seven states still have laws that specifically target gay students.
Kick 'Em Out Culture Hurts Students And Deepens Racial Divides
Expelling kids from school denies them the chance to become better citizens.
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What You Should Really Be Asking At Parent-Teacher Conferences
According to educators themselves.
Life Became Hell For This Gay Texas High School Athlete After He Was Outed
By Payton Bradley, Outsports
Payton Bradley loved golf, until the harassment from his teammates caused him to quit.
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U.S. Schools Have Already Faced 10 Shooting Incidents This Year
A quarter of U.S. parents fear for their children's safety while at school, according to a Gallup survey.
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Abandoning DACA Would Be America's Loss
Gerardo M. González
Dean Emeritus and Professor, Indiana University School Of Educ...
The plight of immigrants, especially Hispanic and Latino immigrants, is one of our nation’s greatest tragedies.
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What Common Core Won
Teacher, blogger, tailgate trombonist
I’ve said often that the Common Core failed in its creators’ central goal ― to establish a set of national standards followed
Ohio Mom Wants Teacher Fired For Telling Her Son He Might Be Lynched
“I know that what she said is racist.”
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Today Is The Anniversary Of The Worst Federal Education Law Ever Passed
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NCLB was the Death Star of American education.
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Why Free College Tuition Is Spreading From Cities To States
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In the past two years, a dozen states have joined more than 200 localities in offering free tuition to four-year colleges
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Young, Gay And Living On The Street: LGBT Youth Face Increased Odds Of Homelessness
Nonprofit news site focused on education policy and its effects
By Carolyn Jones Throughout high school and college, Alicia slept in cars, tents, friends’ couches, benches, on the bus, on
New Mexico Charter School CEO Steals Public Money For 15 Years. How’s That For Oversight?
Public school teacher, education activist, PhD
On Dec. 23, 2017, KOB.com (Albuquerque) published an article concerning the survival of the Southwest Aeronautics Mathematics
This Is Not My Opinion
P.L. Thomas , professor of education (Furman University, Green...
James Baldwin admonished us: “The challenge is in the moment, the time is always now.”
Newly Reelected New York City Mayor Decides His School Renewal Plan Failed But Still Claims Success
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
The DOE, Farina and de Blasio also fail to explain a number of things about the new program.
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New Study Finds 1 Out Of 4 Queer Youth Attempt Suicide
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
Researchers called the rates a "national public health crisis."
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Hungry on Campus
Harold O. Levy
Executive Director, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
We need to do much more to facilitate these struggling students’ success.
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Study Finds Teen Sexuality, Childhood Trauma Are Linked To Suicidal Behavior
By Shereen Lehman, Reuters
Evidence finds suicide rates among adolescents and young adults are on the rise.
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This ‘Forgotten’ Part Of Special Education Could Lead To Better Outcomes For Students
By Sarah Butrymowicz and Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report
Many former special education students struggle to find good-paying jobs, and high schools are partly to blame.
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