The U.S. departments of Justice and Education rescinded Obama-era guidance on the rights of transgender students, lifting requirements that schools allow students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
The Trump administration believes the federal government doesn't have a role in transgender-student rights in schools and plans to issue new guidance, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said.
Sesame Workshop will team with the International Rescue Committee to deliver social-emotional learning programs for refugee children in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria.
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.
Claims that vaccines are unsafe have been repeatedly disproved by science, a group of organizations wrote in a letter to President Trump.
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.
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.
School shootings correlate with higher unemployment rates, researchers at Northwestern University conclude in a new study.
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.
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.