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February 12, 2017

Trump Administration Signals Shift on Transgender Students. What's Next?

A legal filing by the Trump administration calls into question the future of a rule issued under President Obama that required schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that gender identity.

February 03, 2017

Newtown Debates Letter Asking Trump to Denounce Sandy Hook 'Truthers'

The Newtown, Conn., school board authorized its chair to sign a letter calling on President Trump to denounce people who claim the 2012 mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School are an elaborate hoax. Some other city officials have been reluctant to sign on.

January 31, 2017

Trump's Supreme Court Pick Has Opined on Student Discipline, School Police

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 30, 2017

Police in Schools: Three Findings From a New Education Week Analysis

An analysis of federal data by the Education Week Research Center explores students' exposure to law enforcement in schools and persistent racial disparities in rates of student arrests and referrals to law enforcement.

January 17, 2017

DeVos Says She Would Support Trump If He Pushes to End Gun-Free School Zones

Pressed in her confirmation hearing, education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos called guns in schools a state and local issue. She said she would support President-elect Donald Trump if he moves to end gun-free school zones.

January 10, 2017

Will Trump Administration Seek to Weaken Vaccine Requirements?

Outspoken vaccine critic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said he agreed to "chair a commission on vaccine safety and scientific integrity" at the president-elect's request.

December 14, 2016

Families of Newtown School Shooting Victims Praise New Mental Health Law

Four years after a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School claimed the lives of 20 children and six adults in Newtown, Conn., families of the victims are praising a new federal law that is designed to improve access to mental health care.

November 28, 2016

LGBT Students: Five Possible Effects of Trump's Presidency, Ed. Secretary Choice

How will Donald Trump's stances on education, which stress a scaled back federal role, and the appointment of voucher advocate Betsy DeVos as education secretary affect LGBT students?

November 21, 2016

Troubled by Post-Election School Climate, K-12 Groups to Issue 'Call to Action'

Several national K-12 groups will encourage schools to respond to numerous reports of violence, harassment, and intimidation that have occurred since Donald Trump's presidential election by reaffirming "the inclusive values that are the foundation of healthy learning cultures."

November 14, 2016

Superintendent's Retweet About Students' Post-Election Emotions Stirs Controversy

A Maryland lawmaker is pushing for a state ethics charge against Baltimore County Superintendent Dallas Dance after he retweeted a call for schools to protect "non-white students" the day after the election.

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