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Discrimination

Read: Education Department Begins Dismissal of Civil Rights Cases

Education Department Begins Dismissal of Civil Rights Cases

One disability rights advocate says the department notified her that 500 of her complaints were dismissed in recent weeks.

Read: Syracuse Fraternity Permanently Expelled for Discriminatory Videos

Syracuse Fraternity Permanently Expelled for Discriminatory Videos

One video posted to a Syracuse fraternity’s private Facebook page shows a member reciting a racist oath and another shows a simulated sexual assault.

Read: 700 Parents of Transgender Students Sign Letter Criticizing DeVos

700 Parents of Transgender Students Sign Letter Criticizing DeVos

The letter, organized by the Human Rights Campaign, criticizes the Trump administration for rescinding restroom guidance for transgender students.

Read: Dept. of Ed. Publishes Database of Pending Civil Rights Investigations

Dept. of Ed. Publishes Database of Pending Civil Rights Investigations

On Wednesday, the Department of Education published a full list of active civil rights investigations that will be updated monthly.

Read: Judge Rejects Injunction to Ban Transgender Girl from Female Restrooms

Judge Rejects Injunction to Ban Transgender Girl from Female Restrooms

The injunction was filed against the U.S. Department of Education after a previous lawsuit against an Illinois school district was denied.

Read: Dept. of Ed.’s OCR to Scale Back Title IX Investigations

Dept. of Ed.’s OCR to Scale Back Title IX Investigations

The OCR’s new approach is aimed at decreasing the amount of time it takes to investigate schools and colleges for Title IX violations.

Read: Calif. School District Investigates Spate of Sexual Assault, Harassment Claims

Calif. School District Investigates Spate of Sexual Assault, Harassment Claims

The Palo Alto School District currently has more than 20 Title IX sexual violence cases pending.

Read: Trump Proposes Major Staffing Cuts to Title IX Enforcement Office

Trump Proposes Major Staffing Cuts to Title IX Enforcement Office

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights would lose 46 full-time employees, or 8 percent of its staff.

Read: Civil Rights Investigation Opened Into Richmond Public Schools

Civil Rights Investigation Opened Into Richmond Public Schools

Racial disparities in the school district’s suspension rates were cited by advocacy groups.

Read: Transgender People Report Mistreatment in Schools and Hospitals

Transgender People Report Mistreatment in Schools and Hospitals

A study showed high rates of a range of negative experiences in the education and healthcare sectors.

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