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Michael V. Walker, bottom left, the director of Minneapolis schools' Office of Black Male Student Achievement, greets students before the group heads into a college fair.
—Courtney Perry for Education Week

In Minneapolis, an Effort to Bolster Black Boys

Michael V. Walker's job has a singular purpose: keeping the school system's black male students on a positive academic track. (October 27, 2015)

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A federal appeals court ruling that Title IX protects the rights of students to use restrooms that correspond with their gender identity could have far-reaching implications for schools.
April 22, 2016 - Education Week
The state is the first to enact a law that will limit transgender students access to restrooms and locker rooms in public schools.
March 29, 2016 - Education Week
Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard rejected a measure that would have created the first state-level restrictions on transgender students’ use of school restrooms and locker rooms.
March 8, 2016 - Education Week
The diversity crisis in K-12 leadership is hurting students of color, writes Chiefs for Change CEO Michael Magee.
March 7, 2016 - Education Week
A bill awaiting action from the South Dakota governor would require transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that match with their biological sex at birth.
February 19, 2016 - Education Week
Leading a parochial school demands an engaged focus on students' sense of community and character, says Habeeb Quadri.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
Recent disputes over schools' treatment of transgender students present complicated questions for educators.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
Michael V. Walker's job has a singular purpose: keeping the school system's black male students on a positive academic track.
October 27, 2015 - Education Week
October 27, 2015 - Education Week
A UNESCO report finds that while girls' participation in schooling worldwide has improved, 62 million girls are still denied their basic right to education.
October 20, 2015 - Education Week

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