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 States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Bathroom Policy
Officials in 11 states, led by Texas, accused the federal government of trying to make schools and offices ?laboratories for a massive social experiment.?

 Leaked Questions Rekindle Debate Over Common Core Tests
A company is scrambling to purge the Internet of questions used in the exams, but some critics say public debate is the best way to make better tests.

 Halal Guys to Donate $30,000 to LaGuardia Community College
The food cart that has gained global recognition will donate 6,000 sandwiches, in check form, to the college in Queens.

 Group Urging Free Tuition at Harvard Fails to Win Seats on Board
The group, which calls itself Free Harvard, Fair Harvard, also opposes race-based admissions.

 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.


 Exam stress 'among teen suicide causes'
Exam pressures and physical health problems, like acne, are major contributory factors in the suicides of young people, according to new research.

 Online learning to cut tuition fees
A UK online university network is claiming a "breakthrough moment" as students can cut the cost of a Russell Group degree by studying part of it online.

 Exam leak sparked 'near-emergency'
A teacher who allegedly told students what to expect in the Higher English exam sparked a near-emergency at the exams agency, BBC Scotland understands.

 Refugee is Children's Word of the Year
Refugee has been announced as Children's Word of the Year after appearing in hundreds of short stories written by young people for Radio 2's 500 Words competition.