"The agency's proposed definition would define sex as either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals that a person is born with," The New York Times reported. Reaction was swift.
Also this week, dozens of lawmakers ask Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to look into the troubled Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
The tentative deal would compensate current and former female students who were patients of former USC gynecologist George Tyndall. He has been accused by about 500 women of sexual misconduct.
A chickenpox outbreak at Daybreak Primary School in Battle Ground will keep some students home effective Monday.
Ninety-nine percent of applications for Public Service Loan Forgiveness have been denied. A former student-loan watchdog saw it coming.
Clark College will be closed all day Monday in response to a Patriot Prayer rally planned on campus. President Bob Knight made the decision after consulting with the college’s leaders and attorneys.
NPR reported on the troubled Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, and dozens of aggrieved student borrowers wrote in to share their stories.
"What we found is children had been so traumatized, they couldn't even recognize numbers or letters," says a U.S. official. "We had to work through that before we could start educating them again."
A legal complaint has led SEI staff to be kicked out of Jefferson High School - but the nonprofit's after-school programs continue.
The trial in Boston will dissect a contentious political issue in higher education: affirmative action.
It's been about 20 years since Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was first published in the U.S. NPR wants to hear from teachers who use the series in class.
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Self-Enhancement, Inc. has drawn praise for helping improve graduation rates for black students. But a legal complaint alleges sexualized behavior at the nonprofit.