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Read: Va. Judge Rules in Favor of Teen in Transgender School Bathroom Case

Va. Judge Rules in Favor of Teen in Transgender School Bathroom Case

The judge ruled that a policy, which required students to use the bathroom that aligns with their biological sex, violated a transgender student’s constitutional rights.

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: Report: Dept. of Ed. Didn’t Inform 17 Colleges of Clery Investigations

Report: Dept. of Ed. Didn’t Inform 17 Colleges of Clery Investigations

Each college allegedly under investigation for potential Clery Act violations claims they were not informed by the Education Department of the investigation.

Read: School Security Bolstered With Omnibus Funding Bill, STOP School Violence Act

School Security Bolstered With Omnibus Funding Bill, STOP School Violence Act

Massive funding increases are coming to the education sector just as many school officials feared budgets would shrink.

Read: Sexual Misconduct Reports at UT Knoxville Doubled from 2016 to 2017

Sexual Misconduct Reports at UT Knoxville Doubled from 2016 to 2017

The school made significant changes to its Title IX department after a 2016 lawsuit alleged preferential treatment towards student-athletes accused of sexual misconduct.

Read: Dept. of Ed.: UC Berkeley Mishandled Sexual Assault Complaints

Dept. of Ed.: UC Berkeley Mishandled Sexual Assault Complaints

An agreement between UC Berkeley and the U.S. Department of Education will require the school to revisit eight sexual misconduct cases it may have mishandled.

Read: AJMC Study Finds Common Characteristics of Hospital Data Breaches

AJMC Study Finds Common Characteristics of Hospital Data Breaches

The study by the American Journal of Managed Care found teaching hospitals and pediatric hospitals are the most susceptible to data breaches.

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: Civil Rights Groups Sue DeVos over Campus Sexual Assault Guidance

Civil Rights Groups Sue DeVos over Campus Sexual Assault Guidance

The lawsuit claims the U.S. Education Department’s changes to campus sexual assault policies discriminate against students who report sexual assault.

Read: ESPN: MSU Sought End to Federal Oversight of Title IX Investigations

ESPN: MSU Sought End to Federal Oversight of Title IX Investigations

A document obtained by ESPN also indicates MSU still has not provided all paperwork pertaining to alleged abuse by Larry Nassar.

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