A Texas student says she was forced to leave her high school after refusing to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance earlier this month. Such protests are gaining more attention after criticisms from President Donald Trump.
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October 09, 2017
September 24, 2017
Comments from President Donald Trump fueled growing protests by athletes during the national anthem, and students may choose to join. Courts have held that schools cannot require students to participate in patriotic rituals. What can students learn from this moment?
September 22, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education withdrew Obama-era guidance on Title IX and sexual assault Friday, and it released interim guidance it plans to leave in place while it seeks public input to inform a new policy.
September 07, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced Thursday plans to revise Obama-era civil rights guidance on Title IX and sexual assault, a move that could affect elementary and secondary schools.
August 09, 2017
A majority of teachers spend their own money to help ensure students have enough to eat, spending an average of $300 a year, according to a new survey.
June 27, 2017
Adults see black girls as less innocent, more independent, and less in need of nurturing and protection than their white peers, says a report with implications for school discipline and juvenile justice.
May 01, 2017
The incident touches on larger discussions about the role of school security personnel in routine disciplinary issues and whether it's appropriate to carry pepper spray in school settings.
March 08, 2017
In an analysis of a cohort of California 10th graders, University of California researchers calculated the financial impacts of students who were suspended and ended up dropping out. The cost: $2.7 billion.
January 31, 2017
Supreme Court nominee Neil M. Gorsuch dissented in a case last year, arguing that a school resource officer handcuffed and arrested a student for a situation that could have been handled by school principal.
January 13, 2017
Chicago police used force on students for "non-criminal conduct and minor violations" and failed to set a policy for use of stun guns in schools, a U.S. Department of Justice investigation found.