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LGBTQ Groups Confront Trump Officials About The Suffering Of Trans Kids In Tense Meeting
The Education Department meeting followed a report that the administration plans to roll back legal protections for transgender people.
Sikh Group To Department Of Education: Treat Our Religion As An Ethnicity, Too
The Department of Education is embracing a definition of Judaism as both a religion and an ethnicity. Other groups have asked for the same treatment.
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The Department Of Education Underreports Allegations Of Racial Discrimination In Schools
A HuffPost analysis revealed thousands of allegations of racial discrimination that haven't been publicly reported.
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What Happened When A Lesbian Sexual Assault Survivor Went To Work For Donald Trump
How Candice Jackson went from small-town libertarian to a top civil rights position in the Department of Education.
Betsy DeVos’ Deputy Privately Admitted Trump Administration's Idea Could Hurt Kids
Candice Jackson indicated she was against rescinding the Obama-era school discipline guidance that protects brown and black children.
Illinois Ordered A Doctor To Tell Women Where To Get Abortions. Now He Wants The Whole State To Suffer
... and the right-wing bureaucrats Trump installed in D.C. might agree with him.
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Trump Admin To Transgender Kids: We Won’t Deal With Your Civil Rights Complaints
Exclusive: Transgender students are filing discrimination complaints with the Office for Civil Rights, but the office says these issues fall outside its purview.
The Hunting Ground
Betsy DeVos Just Threw Campus Rape Survivors Under the School Bus
I am a Professor of Theology and President Emerita of Chicago ...
There is very little evidence that wrongful accusation is even a problem.
After Rolling Back Transgender Student Protections, Here's What Trump Is Doing Next
LGBTQ groups are worried about new rules for the Office for Civil Rights.
Trump Administration Guts Federal Agencies’ Ability To Protect Civil Rights
Director of Outreach and Public Engagement, People For the Ame...
The Trump administration is also looking to slash budgets and eliminate positions that have historically carried out important civil rights work.
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100 Ways In 100 Days: Here's How Trump Has Threatened Human Rights Around The World
Compiling the list was "really easy," Amnesty USA's executive director said.
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A Principal's Order To Keep White Students Together Is Even Worse Than It Sounds
The district has a long history of alleged discrimination against black students.
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Rolling Back The Clock In 100 Days: Trump And LGBTQ Rights
David R. Morse
President & CEO, New American Dimensions
Let’s look at some of the lowlights, in chronological order.
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DeVos' Pick to Head Civil Rights Office Once Said She Faced Discrimination for Being White
Candice Jackson’s intellectual journey raises questions about how actively she will investigate allegations of unfair treatment of minorities and women.
Andrew Kelly / Reuters
LGBTQ Advocates Horrified By Trump Administration's Civil Rights Health Pick
“It is going to have a serious, probably devastating impact," one advocate said.
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Homeland Security Finally Vows To Fully Join Investigation Into 'Hate-Inspired Attacks'
The feds have been criticized for what some call a late response to the rash of threats since January.
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Activists Say Betsy DeVos' Nomination Puts Kids' Civil Rights On The Line
Trump's pick for Department of Education head faces questions about her experience at a confirmation hearing Tuesday.
Carlos Barria / Reuters
Stop Attacking The Education Department For Enforcing Title IX, 80 Advocacy Groups Say
“Unfortunately, the Department is facing unwarranted criticism for doing its job,” says a letter sent to the education secretary.
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