Federal Republican Who Endorsed School Shooting Conspiracies to Join House Education Panel
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's comments have drawn calls for her resignation from gun-control groups like March For Our Lives-Parkland.
Federal Biden Revokes Trump's 'Patriotic Education' Order, Will Shield DACA
Joe Biden took a flurry of executive actions on his first day as president that included a new government-wide emphasis on racial equity.
Federal Title IX Protections Apply Only to 'Biological Sex,' Education Department Memo Says
The department says schools may refuse to let transgender students use restrooms or play sports consistent with their gender identity.
Law & Courts High Court Declines Challenge to District Policy Protecting Transgender Students
The case was brought by those objecting to letting transgender students use restrooms and other facilities matching their gender identity.
Federal Schools Could See U-Turn on Civil Rights Under Biden
Activists expect to see renewed guidance, more active enforcement, and better data collection from the Ed. Department’s civil rights office.
School Climate & Safety When School's a Battleground for Transgender Kids, Teachers Learn to Protect, Affirm Them
Equipping teachers to help transgender students feel safe and included requires special training, advocates say.
Equity & Diversity Opinion I’m a Transgender Teacher. Here’s Why I Came Out at My School
"Thinking of our queer, trans, and questioning students, as well as our students of color and multiracial students, I wanted to pass on a message of affirmation: Believe that people are who they say they are, and celebrate it," writes Sam Long.
Equity & Diversity Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigned. Here's His Record on Children's Civil Rights
The former Republican senator from Alabama had clashed repeatedly with the civil rights community over transgender students, affirmative action, immigration, and more.
Equity & Diversity Report: Trump Admin. Move to Define Gender Under Title IX Could Affect Transgender Students
The Trump administration is considering a move that would narrowly define gender according to sex assigned at birth, affecting transgender students in the nation's schools, the New York Times reports.
Equity & Diversity Hostility Toward LGBTQ Students May Be Rising in Schools, Survey Finds
About 23,000 LGBTQ youth from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories, participated in the 2017 National School Climate Survey. A significant share of survey respondents expressed concern that school staff contributed to the hostile environment for LGTBQ students in schools.
Equity & Diversity Feds to Investigate Whether School's Transgender Policy Created 'Hostile Environment for Girls'
The Education Department's office for civil rights will investigate whether a Georgia elementary school's policy for transgender students contributed to the alleged assault of a girl.
Equity & Diversity Ed. Dept. Won't Investigate Transgender Students' Complaints About School Restroom Access
The U.S. Department of Education won't intervene if transgender students file complaints about access to school restrooms, a spokesperson said, confirming a position the agency has effectively held since it rescinded guidance on transgender student rights a year ago.