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 Trump Rescinds Rules on Bathrooms for Transgender Students
The administration reversed a policy that allowed students to use the bathrooms of their choice at school, an order that caused an internal rift.

 Rough First Week Gives Betsy DeVos a Glimpse of the Fight Ahead
Protesters and heated exchanges on Twitter were an immediate display of the type of fierce resistance the new education secretary can expect to face.

 Beyond ?Hidden Figures?: Nurturing New Black and Latino Math Whizzes
A free math camp for middle-school students from New York?s poorest neighborhoods was an effort to increase the number of blacks and Latinos with advanced math degrees.

 Universities Face Pressure to Hold the Line on Title IX
The main goal of those involved in the effort is to convince college presidents that the Obama-era policies have positively transformed the lives of women on college campuses.

 Beverly Hills to boot non-district K-8 pupils
After more than four hours of emotional and sometimes contentious debate, the Beverly Hills Unified School District approved a controversial proposal Tuesday to boot out more than 400 out-of-district students.

 ?At hope? kids better than ?at risk??

Sen. Rosa Franklin, D-Tacoma, is sponsoring a bill this session that would replace references to low-income children such as "disadvantaged," and "at-risk" with a more-positive term, "at hope." Decades ago, poor children became known as "disadvantaged." Then they were "at-risk." Now, a Washington lawmaker wants to replace those euphemisms with a new one: "at hope."


 Hawaii legislators seek to lengthen school year
Stuck with the nation's shortest school year, Hawaii lawmakers will consider proposals for longer and more school days when this year's legislative session opens Wednesday.

 Loophole frees mentally ill youth offenders

In this undated file photo provided by Jan Henry, her husband Todd Henry is shown playing a guitar in Tyler, Texas. Todd Henry, a special education teacher, was fatally stabbed by a student at the school.Recent slaying cases highlight the complexities of a 1997 law meant to keep mentally ill juveniles from being held in detention centers where they can't get proper treatment.


 Let councils run academy chains, say MPs
Councils with "strong educational performance" could help struggling academies, a committee says.

 
Every school in England will get cash to invest in mental health facilities and physical exercise.

 Older teenagers face biggest funding cuts, says think tank
Sixth forms and further education colleges have been "continually squeezed" for 25 years.

 Northern Ireland 'single transfer test'
Two organisations that run separate school transfer tests say they want to produce a common exam.