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Fourth Circuit Rules to Protect Virginia Transgender High School Student Under Title IX

National
A court ruled that student Gavin Grimm can proceed to challenge the school board’s restroom policy of separating transgender students from their peers. ...
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Campus Pride Hosts National Online Fair for LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges

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The fair is free to youth and families highlighting LGBTQ-friendly colleges, scholarships and college prep resources. ...
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Transgender Student Suspension Could Lead to Lawsuit in South Carolina

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Lambda Legal sent a letter to the Horry County School District Wednesday urging school officials to reverse their decision to suspend a transgender student. ...
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Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill Passes in South Dakota, Governor Urged to Veto

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The South Dakota Senate passed House Bill 1008, a bill that prevents trans students from accessing restrooms and single-sex facilities that correspond with their gender identity. ...
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Pride School Atlanta to Serve LGBTQIA Students, Families, Educators

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A new school aimed at LGBT youth and teachers who feel bullied or not accepted is opening up in Atlanta, Georgia. ...
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Seattle City Council Announces Committee Assignments, Search for New Council President

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Seattle City Council announced its tentative plan for committee assignments Friday, in preparation for work in 2016. ...
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Obama Signs Every Student Succeeds Act Into Law

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The Senate overwhelmingly passed the Every Student Succeeds Act, Senator Patty Murray’s bipartisan legislation to rewrite No Child Left Behind. ...
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Study: Student Loan Debt is Major Barrier to Entrepreneurship

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Among those who graduated between 2006 and 2015, 63 percent left college with some amount of student loan debt. ...
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NatGeo Launches ‘Find Your Park, Love Your Park’ Program for Students

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National Geographic has developed five free downloadable activity modules for educators, including an interactive map of all U.S. national parks. ...
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Homeless, Foster Students Higher Education Legislation Introduced

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This bill would require colleges and universities to do their part to improve outreach, resources, and policies for homeless and foster youth. ...
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