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Calling politicians out on their bigotry isn't a matter of bringing politics into the classroom, writes teacher Lucas Jacob.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Advocates worry that the incoming Trump administration could scale back federal civil rights enforcement in education after nearly eight years of high-profile attention to the subject.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Even before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, states are forging ahead on agendas they’ve been crafting since the Every Student Succeeds Act passed a year ago.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Advocates for charters, vouchers, and other forms of school choice express mixed views about what the new administration may mean.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Making child care more affordable was one of a handful of education policy positions that President-elect Donald Trump tackled on the campaign trail.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
President-elect Donald Trump's 10-year-old son is in a private school in Manhattan for now, and the family has yet to say what might come next.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. has called on states to stop allowing schools to use corporal punishment to discipline students, arguing that it is a "harmful practice."
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says President elect-Donald Trump offered him the job of education secretary, but that he turned it down for personal reasons.
November 27, 2016 – AP
In the campaign, President-elect Donald Trump promised to deport millions of undocumented immigrants, build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, and repeal protections granted to certain young immigrants. Will he follow through?
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a Virginia student's case against his school district over restroom access, in which a central issue is the proper interpretation of a federal regulation under Title IX.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week

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