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NBC Washington
AU Under Federal Probe for Handling of Sex Assault Caseweek into how American University handled a report of a sexual assault by a stu
AU Under Federal Probe for Handling of Sex Assault Case
NBC Washington / Posted an hour ago
week into how American University handled a report of a sexual assault by a student. The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is evaluating how the university dealt with a female student's report that a fellow student... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Supreme Court to hear case of disabled Michigan girl and her dogthe school district again prohibited Wonder altogether. The Frys then home sch
Supreme Court to hear case of disabled Michigan girl and her dog
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 20 hours ago
the school district again prohibited Wonder altogether. The Frys then home schooled Ehlena and filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education, accusing the school district of violating the ADA. OCR... Read more
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11 News Houston
Supreme Court to hear case of disabled Michigan girl and her dogthe school district again prohibited Wonder altogether. The Frys then home sch
Supreme Court to hear case of disabled Michigan girl and her dog
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
the school district again prohibited Wonder altogether. The Frys then home schooled Ehlena and filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education, accusing the school district of violating the ADA. OCR... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Supreme Court to hear case of disabled Michigan girl and her dogthe school district again prohibited Wonder altogether. The Frys then home sch
Supreme Court to hear case of disabled Michigan girl and her dog
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
the school district again prohibited Wonder altogether. The Frys then home schooled Ehlena and filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education, accusing the school district of violating the ADA. OCR... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Supreme Court to hear case of disabled Michigan girl and her dogthe school district again prohibited Wonder altogether. The Frys then home sch
Supreme Court to hear case of disabled Michigan girl and her dog
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
the school district again prohibited Wonder altogether. The Frys then home schooled Ehlena and filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education, accusing the school district of violating the ADA. OCR... Read more
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MLive.com
Girl prevented from bringing service dog to school will have appeal heard by SCOTUSwould agree to his return in the fall." This led to more complaints and court
Girl prevented from bringing service dog to school will have appeal heard by SCOTUS
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
would agree to his return in the fall." This led to more complaints and court hearings for the Fry family. In 2012, the Office of Civil Rights ruled Napoleon schools violated Ehlena's rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. While this... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Supreme Court to hear case of disabled Michigan girl and her dogthe school district again prohibited Wonder altogether. The Frys then home sch
Supreme Court to hear case of disabled Michigan girl and her dog
WCNC Charlotte / Posted yesterday
the school district again prohibited Wonder altogether. The Frys then home schooled Ehlena and filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education, accusing the school district of violating the ADA. OCR... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers push HHS to treat ransomware attacks differentlyand Will Hurd (R-Texas) wrote in a letter to Deven McGraw, deputy director for
Lawmakers push HHS to treat ransomware attacks differently
The Hill / Posted yesterday
and Will Hurd (R-Texas) wrote in a letter to Deven McGraw, deputy director for health information policy at HHS’s Office of Civil Rights. Ransomware illicitly encrypts files, and demands money to unlock them. The lawmakers said the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Supreme Court to hear case of disabled Michigan girl and her dogthe school district again prohibited Wonder altogether. The Frys then home sch
Supreme Court to hear case of disabled Michigan girl and her dog
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
the school district again prohibited Wonder altogether. The Frys then home schooled Ehlena and filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education, accusing the school district of violating the ADA. OCR... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Health care mandate threatens religious freedom in Californiacustomers with religious objections, including churches and religiously-affilia
Health care mandate threatens religious freedom in California
Acton Commentary / Posted 4 days ago
customers with religious objections, including churches and religiously-affiliated schools. The statement released by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) under the HHS rejected complaints that the California ruling violated the Weldon Amendment,... Read more
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New Kerala
US Supreme Court okays reservations in varsity admissions, blocks immigration reform - newkerala.com #81006they said was the discrimination faced by students from their communities in ad
US Supreme Court okays reservations in varsity admissions, blocks immigration reform - newkerala.com #81006
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
they said was the discrimination faced by students from their communities in admissions to Harvard University. The Federal Office of Civil Rights dismissed the complaint pending the outcome of a federal case on similar grounds was filed last year... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Local business finds signs of ransomwarefrom before the attack, reconfigured the firewall, and changed passwords. The
Local business finds signs of ransomware
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 6 days ago
from before the attack, reconfigured the firewall, and changed passwords. The Glenwood Springs Police Department and the Office of Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have both been involved in the investigation. Lt.... Read more
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The News & Observer
Environmental justice reviews focused on coal ash storage neighborscoal ash, since it will all be done on-site and not trucked in. DEQ has asked
Environmental justice reviews focused on coal ash storage neighbors
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
coal ash, since it will all be done on-site and not trucked in. DEQ has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Civil Rights, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and the commission’s state advisory committee to review its... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
ACLU Statement on Obama Administration Affirmation of Women’s Access to AbortionWASHINGTON - The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Right
ACLU Statement on Obama Administration Affirmation of Women’s Access to Abortion
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON - The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights yesterday dismissed complaints regarding California’s requirement that all group health insurance plans cover basic health care services, including abortion. After the... Read more
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Breitbart
Obama Administration Forces California Churches to Pay for AbortionsOn Tuesday, the HHS Office of Civil Rights upheld a California abortion mandate
Obama Administration Forces California Churches to Pay for Abortions
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
On Tuesday, the HHS Office of Civil Rights upheld a California abortion mandate that requires churches in California to pay for elective abortions. The administration claims that it found no violation of the Weldon Amendment and therefore is... Read more
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The Columbia County News-Times
Richmond County absentee numbers highstudent missing at least 15 days of school is considered “chronically absent,”
Richmond County absentee numbers high
The Columbia County News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
student missing at least 15 days of school is considered “chronically absent,” according to the study by the department’s Office of Civil Rights. In the study – which polled schools from kindergarten through 12th grade – 11 percent of the 2,397... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
PCHS projects progressinghave to be approved by the state. A sexual discrimination suit was filed in Jun
PCHS projects progressing
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
have to be approved by the state. A sexual discrimination suit was filed in June 2015 with the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights regarding the lack of a girls softball diamond with all of the amenities of the boys facilities. A... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
US politician Earl Ehrhart sues the government for mistreating students accused of rapeto take immediate action to eliminate the harassment, prevent its recurrence, a
US politician Earl Ehrhart sues the government for mistreating students accused of rape
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
to take immediate action to eliminate the harassment, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects," it said. The Office of Civil Rights said it was not acceptable for a school to leave it up to alleged victims and perpetrators to work out... Read more
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News.com.au
The man who thinks colleges are too hard on accused rapiststo take immediate action to eliminate the harassment, prevent its recurrence, a
The man who thinks colleges are too hard on accused rapists
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
to take immediate action to eliminate the harassment, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects,” it said. The Office of Civil Rights said it was not acceptable for a school to leave it up to alleged victims and perpetrators to work out... Read more
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CBS News
College sex assault scandalsplayers. A May 2012 investigation by the Justice Department's Civil Rights Divi
College sex assault scandals
CBS News / Posted 8 days ago
players. A May 2012 investigation by the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division and the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights concluded that campus police did not believe complainants, and discouraged them from stepping... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The man fighting for accused college rapiststo take immediate action to eliminate the harassment, prevent its recurrence, a
The man fighting for accused college rapists
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
to take immediate action to eliminate the harassment, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects,” it said. The Office of Civil Rights said it was not acceptable for a school to leave it up to alleged victims and perpetrators to work out... Read more
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Business Wire
Ensure Your Healthcare Compliance Program Reaches Optimal Potential and Protect your Organization Seminar - Boston, MA - July 7th & 8th, 2016risk assessment and develop a work plan to mitigate risk to your practice, hosp
Ensure Your Healthcare Compliance Program Reaches Optimal Potential and Protect your Organization Seminar - Boston, MA - July 7th & 8th, 2016
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
risk assessment and develop a work plan to mitigate risk to your practice, hospital or organization - Preparation for Office of Civil Rights desk or on-site HIPAA audits with a main focus on privacy. Policies and training will be discussed for... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Huelskamp's request schools 'stand up to the Obama administration' answered meeklythese individuals would potentially have protections under district sexual hara
Huelskamp's request schools 'stand up to the Obama administration' answered meekly
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
these individuals would potentially have protections under district sexual harassment and discrimination policies given the Office of Civil Rights interpretation of the law,” she said. Federal law on discrimination in schools is guided by Title IX,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox County Schools submits records for civil-rights investigationthe News Sentinel through a public records request, was on a list of items requ
Knox County Schools submits records for civil-rights investigation
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
the News Sentinel through a public records request, was on a list of items requested by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights as part of an investigation into the district's school construction. The Knoxville chapter of the... Read more
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NBC News
Orlando Gunman Passed Test to Possibly Become Florida Coptest made by the Department of Justice and retroactive re-scoring, according to
Orlando Gunman Passed Test to Possibly Become Florida Cop
NBC News / Posted 11 days ago
test made by the Department of Justice and retroactive re-scoring, according to the records. The Department of Justice, Office of Civil Rights, found that the test Mateen took in 2011 through the vendor I/O Solutions had certain items on the... Read more
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The Atlantic
Where Should the Burden of Proof Lie in Campus Rape Cases?University required “clear and persuasive evidence.” But starting in 2011, the
Where Should the Burden of Proof Lie in Campus Rape Cases?
The Atlantic / Posted 12 days ago
University required “clear and persuasive evidence.” But starting in 2011, the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights began to insist that colleges would run afoul of Title IX and risk losing federal funding unless they... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
UA files response to 3 U.S. queriesits response May 23. After the meeting, Lewis said she has not heard back from
UA files response to 3 U.S. queries
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
its response May 23. After the meeting, Lewis said she has not heard back from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, which investigates the complaints. During the meeting, Lewis discussed how the university handles... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo school district’s diversity push for City Honors, Olmsted is found to fall shortbeen bubbling in the district for two years since a parent group filed a compla
Buffalo school district’s diversity push for City Honors, Olmsted is found to fall short
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
been bubbling in the district for two years since a parent group filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights alleging discrimination in admissions for criteria-based schools such as City Honors and Olmsted. In... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
DOJ investigating complaint against Dover police chiefhis letter. The May 24 letter was sent by attorney James E. Liguori to Deputy A
DOJ investigating complaint against Dover police chief
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 13 days ago
his letter. The May 24 letter was sent by attorney James E. Liguori to Deputy Attorney General Dennis Kelleher of the Office of Civil Rights and Public Trust. Liguori accuses Bernat of altering an official document, the August 2013 conclusion... Read more
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Dover Post
DOJ investigating complaint against Dover police chiefhis letter. The May 24 letter was sent by attorney James E. Liguori to Deputy A
DOJ investigating complaint against Dover police chief
Dover Post / Posted 13 days ago
his letter. The May 24 letter was sent by attorney James E. Liguori to Deputy Attorney General Dennis Kelleher of the Office of Civil Rights and Public Trust. Liguori accuses Bernat of altering an official document, the August 2013 conclusion... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Kansas Education Board Votes to Ignore Transgender Decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas Education Board Votes to Ignore Transgender Decree
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Kansas Education Board Votes to Ignore Transgender Decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas Education Board Votes to Ignore Transgender Decree
NBC Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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Dover Post
Seven state employees indicted for stealing more than $950,000 from food benefit programjoint effort of prosecutors and investigators from the Department of Justice’s
Seven state employees indicted for stealing more than $950,000 from food benefit program
Dover Post / Posted 14 days ago
joint effort of prosecutors and investigators from the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, Fraud Division and the Office of Civil Rights and Public Trust, along with the DHSS Audit and Recovery Management Services. The investigation... Read more
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NBC Miami
Kansas Education Board Votes to Ignore Transgender Decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas Education Board Votes to Ignore Transgender Decree
NBC Miami / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Kansas Education Board Votes to Ignore Transgender Decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas Education Board Votes to Ignore Transgender Decree
NBC Connecticut / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Kansas Education Board Votes to Ignore Transgender Decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas Education Board Votes to Ignore Transgender Decree
NBC Bay Area / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Kansas Education Board Votes to Ignore Transgender Decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas Education Board Votes to Ignore Transgender Decree
NBC San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
The Marietta Times / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decreefederal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint
Kansas education board votes to ignore transgender decree
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 14 days ago
federal aid. He noted that only one transgender student had filed a complaint for alleged discrimination with the Office of Civil Rights in 2015, which board members cited as proof that districts already have adequate regulations in... Read more
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