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NoNRAMoney National Campaign Sets March 2 for Commitment to Rejecting NRA Political Funding

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Dozens of major companies have severed financial ties with the NRA and GOP leaders, a demographic traditionally most fearful of crossing the gun lobby is beginning put distance between themselves and NRA lobbyists. ...
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MomsRising: Dual Language Learning Helps Close Education Gap

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MomsRising campaigned for the passage of SHB 1445, driving calls to the state legislature and collecting stories from families who would benefit from the dual language learning program. ...
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Utah Legislature Passes Historic Bill Repealing Anti-LGBT State Public Education Law

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The Utah Legislature passed a bill Wednesday repealing a state law prohibiting supportive discussions of homosexuality in public and charter school curricula and classrooms. ...
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Amid Chaos, Trump Administration Rescinds Title IX Protections for Transgender Students

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The Department of Education and Department of Justice have rescinded the guidance issued by the Obama administration on accommodating transgender and gender nonconforming students under Title IX. ...
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Fourth Circuit Rules to Protect Virginia Transgender High School Student Under Title IX

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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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Education Department Releases Early Learning Challenge Reports for 20 States

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The U.S. Department of Education has released a report showing that states are rapidly improving the quality of early learning programs. ...
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App Launched, Millions to ‘Go Purple’ for GLAAD’s Spirit Day

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The free app allows users to take part in Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world supporting LGBT youth. ...
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Bullies, Victims Come Together in New Web Series ‘The Bully Pulpit’

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The Bully Pulpit offers a healthy spin by giving individuals and their bullies an opportunity to sit down over a cup of tea to talk about their shared recollection. ...
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Back to School Guidance and Resources for LGBTQ Parents and Students

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New schools, classmates and teachers may mean coming out again to unknowing peers. Here are ways you can advocate for yourself and your child this school year. ...
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Federal Government Approves School Policy Respecting Transgender Students

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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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