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WYMT TV News First
University of Kentucky investigated for sexual assault casesLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky has a joined a lengthy list of
University of Kentucky investigated for sexual assault cases
WYMT TV News First / Posted 32 minutes ago
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky has a joined a lengthy list of universities being investigated by the federal government for their handling of sexual assaults. The Lexington Herald-Reader reports that UK was added to the list this... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
UK on of 132 schools investigated by fedsUpdated: Thu, Sep 03 2015, 09:43 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) -- Another Kentucky
UK on of 132 schools investigated by feds
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 8 hours ago
Updated: Thu, Sep 03 2015, 09:43 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) -- Another Kentucky university is being investigated by the federal government for the way it handles sexual assault cases. The office of civil rights said the University of Kentucky was one... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Feds add UK to list of schools investigated for handling of sex assaultsThe University of Kentucky has a joined a lengthy list of universities being in
Feds add UK to list of schools investigated for handling of sex assaults
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 12 hours ago
The University of Kentucky has a joined a lengthy list of universities being investigated by the federal government for their handling of sexual assaults. UK was added to the list in the spring. One hundred thirty-two other schools also are being... Read more
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The State News
Federal report reveals MSU counselor accused of sexual harassment allowed to keep job four years afterOn the heels of a report from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civi
Federal report reveals MSU counselor accused of sexual harassment allowed to keep job four years after
The State News / Posted 14 hours ago
On the heels of a report from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights or OCR determining that MSU did not act in a timely manner to two separate sexual assault cases, the report has uncovered even more examples of MSU mishandling... Read more
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The Columbian
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON — The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination a
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
The Columbian / Posted 16 hours ago
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president’s health overhaul. The new protections are part of a much... Read more
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WBKO Bowling Green
5 Kentucky headlines: Man mowing lawn fell over cliff, diedSOMERSET, Ky. (AP) -- Investigators in Pulaski County say a man has died after
5 Kentucky headlines: Man mowing lawn fell over cliff, died
WBKO Bowling Green / Posted 17 hours ago
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) -- Investigators in Pulaski County say a man has died after his lawnmower went over a cliff. WKYT-TV reports that lawn service worker Jake Neikirk was mowing near the edge of a bluff in the backyard of a home near Lake Cumberland... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleThe Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transg
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, expanding anti-bias protections in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a much broader... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, expanding anti-bias protections in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleThe Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transg
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 17 hours ago
The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, expanding anti-bias protections in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a much broader... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 17 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, expanding anti-bias protections in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Univ. of Kentucky investigated for sexual assault casesThe University of Kentucky has a joined a lengthy list of universities being in
Univ. of Kentucky investigated for sexual assault cases
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 17 hours ago
The University of Kentucky has a joined a lengthy list of universities being investigated by the federal government for their handling of sexual assaults. The Lexington Herald-Reader (http://bit.ly/1IN3Qze ) reports that UK was added to the list... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 17 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
KWWL Iowa / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
NBC 10 Providence / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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Washington Post
U.S. moves to protect women, transgender people in health careThe government moved Thursday to strengthen protections against discrimination
U.S. moves to protect women, transgender people in health care
Washington Post / Posted 18 hours ago
The government moved Thursday to strengthen protections against discrimination for women, transgender people, the disabled and others who receive their health care insurance under the Affordable Care Act or participate in any health program provided... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
59 related stories
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ABC 6 Providence
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Univ. of Kentucky investigated for sexual assault casesLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky has a joined a lengthy list of
Univ. of Kentucky investigated for sexual assault cases
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 18 hours ago
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky has a joined a lengthy list of universities being investigated by the federal government for their handling of sexual assaults. The Lexington Herald-Reader (http://bit.ly/1IN3Qze ) reports that UK was... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Plan targets health care bias against transgender peopleWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discriminat
Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Missouri students protest transgender teen's use of girl's locker roomWhen Caitlyn Jenner took to television in April to announce she was transgender
Missouri students protest transgender teen's use of girl's locker room
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
When Caitlyn Jenner took to television in April to announce she was transgender, messages of support poured in from across the country. She was featured on the cover of Vanity Fair and received an ESPY award for courage. But even as Jenner starred... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia Public Schools to address gender identity issuesCOLUMBIA - Columbia Public Schools will talk about new policies on gender at th
Columbia Public Schools to address gender identity issues
KOMU Columbia / Posted yesterday
COLUMBIA - Columbia Public Schools will talk about new policies on gender at the Board of Education meeting on September 14. Currently CPS has a policy against discrimination and has gender-neutral bathrooms for transgender students to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Missouri school to allow transgender student to use girls' facilitiesWhen a transgender high school student in Missouri received backlash for her re
Missouri school to allow transgender student to use girls' facilities
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
When a transgender high school student in Missouri received backlash for her request to use the girls’ bathroom and locker room, she found one very important ally: the school board, which granted her permission to use the facilities. According to... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
US, Michigan State University reach deal over assault cases Michigan State University's failure to timely address complaints of sexual ha
US, Michigan State University reach deal over assault cases
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted yesterday
Michigan State University's failure to timely address complaints of sexual harassment or assault contributed to a "sexually hostile environment," the federal government said Tuesday as it... Read more
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City Pulse
Sexual assault at MSUWEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2 — The U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights ha
Sexual assault at MSU
City Pulse / Posted yesterday
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2 — The U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights has found Michigan State University failed to handle two allegations of sexual assault properly. As a result, the university has entered into an agreement with the federal... Read more
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City Pulse
Yes, maybe or noTwo strangers meet. Maybe through the hook-up app Tindr. Maybe in the middle of
Yes, maybe or no
City Pulse / Posted yesterday
Two strangers meet. Maybe through the hook-up app Tindr. Maybe in the middle of a party. Maybe by bumping into each other in the stacks at the library on campus. There’s a sexual connection. Maybe they make out. Maybe they have intercourse. This is... Read more
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News.com.au
Transgender locker room riotNorth America Transgender locker room change sparks student protest In a Mond
Transgender locker room riot
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
North America Transgender locker room change sparks student protest In a Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 photo, Lila Perry, a Hillsboro High School senior and transgender student, speaks with reporters as Blayke Childs, back, offers his opinion after a... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
US, Michigan State University reach deal over assault casesDETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University's failure to timely address complaints
US, Michigan State University reach deal over assault cases
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University's failure to timely address complaints of sexual harassment or assault contributed to a "sexually hostile environment," the federal government said Tuesday as it closed an investigation but also noted... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
US, Michigan State University reach deal over assault casesDETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University's failure to timely address complaints
US, Michigan State University reach deal over assault cases
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University's failure to timely address complaints of sexual harassment or assault contributed to a "sexually hostile environment," the federal government said Tuesday as it closed an investigation but also noted... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
US, Michigan State University reach deal over assault casesDETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University's failure to timely address complaints
US, Michigan State University reach deal over assault cases
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University's failure to timely address complaints of sexual harassment or assault contributed to a "sexually hostile environment," the federal government said Tuesday as it closed an investigation but also noted... Read more
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The Alpena News
US, Michigan State University reach deal over assault casesDETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University's failure to timely address complaints
US, Michigan State University reach deal over assault cases
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University's failure to timely address complaints of sexual harassment or assault contributed to a "sexually hostile environment," the federal government said Tuesday as it closed an investigation but also noted... Read more
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News 10 WILX
MSU Has New Sex-Assault PoliciesThe Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights says Michigan State Univer
MSU Has New Sex-Assault Policies
News 10 WILX / Posted 2 days ago
The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights says Michigan State University did not promptly investigate two sexual assault complaints. "Those who were survivors often ask for more resources, more time, more attention, more transparency to... Read more
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The State News
MSU outlines plans to respond to findings of sexual assault case mishandlingFollowing the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights investigation of
MSU outlines plans to respond to findings of sexual assault case mishandling
The State News / Posted 2 days ago
Following the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights investigation of three sexual assault cases, the OCR has found that of the three two were mishandled, and the third case has been closed. The university held a media phone conference to... Read more
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Style Weekly
A Perfect WorldIt’s late summer 1965 and race riots have just rocked Los Angeles. A televised
A Perfect World
Style Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
It’s late summer 1965 and race riots have just rocked Los Angeles. A televised debate on the American dream is staged between black novelist James Baldwin and archconservative William F. Buckley. Baldwin’s speech sounds like a roll call of headlines... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Dover Police Release More Information on Officer Involved ShootingDOVER, Del. - The Dover Police Department has released more information on an o
Dover Police Release More Information on Officer Involved Shooting
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
DOVER, Del. - The Dover Police Department has released more information on an officer involved shooting that happened last week, giving a more complete picture of the incident. Police say they received a tip shortly before 1:00 p.m. on Friday August... Read more
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The State News
Investigation finds MSU mishandled sexual assault cases By Rachel Fradette | Published 45 minutes ago The Department of Education's O
Investigation finds MSU mishandled sexual assault cases
The State News / Posted 2 days ago
By Rachel Fradette | Published 45 minutes ago The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has found MSU did not resolve two separate sexual assault cases quickly enough in accordance... Read more
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FOX News
Students protest transgender classmate's use of girl's locker roomNearly 200 students walked out of a Missouri high school on Monday because Lila
Students protest transgender classmate's use of girl's locker room
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Nearly 200 students walked out of a Missouri high school on Monday because Lila Perry was changing in the girl’s locker room. While Caitlyn Jenner and other transgender celebrities have been greeted with almost universal acceptance, the road has... Read more
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Boston Globe
Back-school guide: Tufts UniversityWe asked current students and recent graduates to give us the inside scoop on t
Back-school guide: Tufts University
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
We asked current students and recent graduates to give us the inside scoop on their colleges before the school year begins. Here, the The Tufts Daily Editors tell us the best and worst things about Tufts, and also give advice to incoming... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Brookfield stadium renovations completeUse of the facility on Addison Road was halted in April by the U.S. Department
Brookfield stadium renovations complete
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Use of the facility on Addison Road was halted in April by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights after the stadium was deemed inaccessible for handicapped individuals. The district was mandated to bring the stadium into compliance,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Lee school board members shocked by Perez caseThe Lee County School Board is shocked. Board members tell NBC2 that they were
Lee school board members shocked by Perez case
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
The Lee County School Board is shocked. Board members tell NBC2 that they were never informed of a bullying complaint that eventually went all the way to the federal department of education. We reported Monday night that the department's Office of... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Lee school board members shocked by Perez caseThe Lee County School Board is shocked. Board members tell NBC2 that they were
Lee school board members shocked by Perez case
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 9 days ago
The Lee County School Board is shocked. Board members tell NBC2 that they were never informed of a bullying complaint that eventually went all the way to the federal department of education. We reported Monday night that the department's Office of... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Illinois Governor Signs Sweeping School Discipline ReformWASHINGTON - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) on Monday signed into law a sweepin
Illinois Governor Signs Sweeping School Discipline Reform
The Huffington Post / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) on Monday signed into law a sweeping reform of the state's school discipline policies, putting Illinois at the forefront of the nationwide push to make school discipline less exclusionary and more... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
How does a child get kicked out of preschool?Mental health consultant Wendy Jones is trying to explain how a 3-year-old chil
How does a child get kicked out of preschool?
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 9 days ago
Mental health consultant Wendy Jones is trying to explain how a 3-year-old child gets expelled from a preschool school class, and it’s taking a long time. Her explanation includes cultural differences and parental struggles in the family that put... Read more
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