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November 07, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigned. Here's His Record on Children's Civil Rights

The former Republican senator from Alabama had clashed repeatedly with the civil rights community over transgender students, affirmative action, immigration, and more.

December 07, 2017

Sen. Al Franken, LGBT Student Rights Advocate and DeVos Critic, Will Resign

The Minnesota Democrat and member of the Senate education committee announced Wednesday that he was stepping down in the face of allegations that he sexually harassed multiple women.

April 13, 2017

If DeVos Wants More Protection for Transgender Students, Here Are Options

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos supported rescinding the Obama administration's guidance on transgender students, but she's also argued that protecting all students from bullying and harassment is one of her top priorities.

July 20, 2016

Why One State Schools Chief Backs Donald Trump, Despite Her Concerns

Molly Spearman, South Carolina's superintendent, thinks the Republican presidential nominee is likely to be a big backer of local control, though Trump has said little about education so far.

May 25, 2016

Obama Transgender Guidance Targeted in Lawsuit by 11 States

The federal agencies' assertion that Title IX's prohibition on sex discrimination also applies to gender identity is incorrect, says the complaint filed by Alabama, Arizona, and nine other states.


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