Department of Education

Department of Education

Shame List
National
Campus Pride released its 2017 Shame List on Sept. 13 highlighting for the second year in a row a national listing of “The Absolute Worst Campuses for LGBTQ Youth.” ...
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National
In addition to requiring schools to allow transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity, the guidance provided clarification on name and pronoun use, privacy, dress codes and protection of students from bullying and harassment. ...
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Politics
Monday, 60 civil rights groups sent a letter to Betsy DeVos emphasizing the importance of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights ...
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National
Department of Education awards $28.4 million in Advanced Placement grants to 38 states, D.C., and the Virgin Islands to help underserved students. ...
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National
The new policy instructs schools to accept each student’s self-reported gender identity and explains that there are no “medical or mental health diagnosis or treatment threshold that students must meet in order to have their gender identity recognized and respected.” ...
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National Politics Top News
Colleges would be required to compile statistics for incidents of dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking, among other crimes. ...
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National Top News
The office concluded Tufts failed to provide prompt and equitable responses to student complaints of sexual assault and harassment, as required by Title IX. ...
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National Top News
Where appropriate, the new FAFSA form will use terms like "Parent 1 (father/mother/stepparent)" and "Parent 2 (father/mother/stepparent)" instead of gender-specific terms like "mother" and "father." ...
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Entertainment
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Cyndi Lauper are joining the effort to “Make Everyone Count,” a national campaign ...
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U.S. Department of Education Releases Free Anti-Bullying Toolkit
The toolkit is designed to provide classroom teachers with the knowledge and skills to intervene in bullying behavior and to de-escalate threatening behaviors at school. ...
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