The U.S. Department of Education found that black students in Tupelo "had been disproportionately subjected to discipline at every stage in the district's discipline process."
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September 25, 2014
September 25, 2014
Attorney General Eric Holder worked with the U.S. Department of Education to create civil rights guidance on school discipline.
September 23, 2014
About $70 million in federal grants were awarded through four programs aimed at states and school districts.
September 19, 2014
San Diego's decision follows an announcement by the Los Angeles school police department that it will return three grenade launchers it also received through the 1033 military surplus program.
September 17, 2014
Civil rights groups have raised concerns about schools receiving surplus military equipment through a U.S. Department of Defense program, which provided the grenade launchers to Los Angeles school police.
September 15, 2014
The surplus military equipment was provided through a Department of Defense program, which has been criticized following local response to protests in Ferguson, Mo.
September 11, 2014
The $14.7 million in grants aim to expand the range, quality, and availability of counseling services in elementary and secondary schools.
August 19, 2014
The police force for the nation's second largest school district will now refer most students who fight, bring tobacco products to school, or commit other minor offenses to counseling and services rather than sending them to juvenile court.
August 04, 2014
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July 28, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education recently granted religious exemptions from Title IX's protections for transgender students to three private colleges. Here's how that relates to K-12 schools.