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October 29, 2014

In Classrooms, Halloween Costumes Can Raise Sensitive Issues

Halloween can be a fun holiday, but some costumes can be offensive. Fortunately, there are some ways teachers can encourage students to make smart costume choices.

October 10, 2014

District Trains Teachers in Using Inclusive Approach to Gender

After facing backlash from parents and the media, the public school district in Lincoln, Neb. is refusing to back down from programs designed to encourage the use of gender-inclusive language.

October 03, 2014

Minnesota Votes to Table Transgender Athlete Policy After Heated Debate

Transgender student-athletes in Minnesota will have to wait a few more months before new rules are enacted regarding their participation in high school athletics.

October 01, 2014

Minnesota High School League to Vote on Transgender-Student Rules

Come Thursday, transgender students in Minnesota could, for the first time ever, have rules in place regarding their participation in high school sports.

August 21, 2014

Little League Sensation Mo'ne Davis Taking Sports World by Storm

This week, 13-year-old female pitcher Mo'ne Davis became the first Little Leaguer to ever grace the cover of Sports Illustrated.

June 24, 2014

Gender Gap in Computer Coding the Focus of $50 Million Google Donation

Google's gift is part of an initiative aimed at closing the gender gap in computer coding.

April 30, 2014

South Dakota and Minnesota Groups Consider Transgender-Athlete Proposals

Both the South Dakota High School Activities Association and the Minnesota State High School League are considering policies that would allow transgender students to participate in school sports based on their self-identified gender.

March 25, 2014

Opponents of California Transgender Student Law Challenge End of Ballot Effort

They are challenging the determination that they failed to collect enough signatures for a referendum.

February 28, 2014

Efforts to Overturn California Transgender Student Law Fail

Opponents of a new law that applies to transgender students in California schools failed to gain enough valid signatures to qualify a ballot item that would have given voters a chance to overturn the measure.

February 06, 2014

Value of Single-Sex Classes Questioned as Florida Considers Adding More

A review of studies of single-sex classrooms found many claims of their value could be attributed to other factors, such as parental income and education levels.

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