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C.D.C. Calls On Schools to Reopen, Downplaying Coronavirus Risks

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WASHINGTON — The nation’s top public health agency issued a full-throated call to reopen schools in a statement that aligned with President Trump’s pressure on...
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Trump Threatens to Turn Pandemic Schooling Into a Culture War

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Two weeks ago, I asked Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, what a functioning Department of Education would be doing to prepare...
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Lawsuits Aim to Block DeVos’s New Sexual Misconduct Rules

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WASHINGTON — Students, women’s rights and education groups are suing to block Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s campus sexual assault rules from taking effect next month,...
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Inclusion of Transgender Student Athletes Violates Title IX, Trump Administration Says

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A high school sports policy in Connecticut that allows transgender students to participate in athletics based on their gender identity violates federal law and could...
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DeVos Funnels Coronavirus Relief Funds to Favored Private and Religious Schools

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WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is using the $2 trillion coronavirus stabilization law to throw a lifeline to education sectors she has long championed,...