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Teachers and administrators at a Vermont pre-K-5th grade school decided to stop giving homework this school year.
Manuel Fernandez taught at Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School.
Recent action “exposes transgender students to harassment and discrimination in their own classrooms,” parents said in letter.
It's at New Trier, one of the highest-performing and best-known high schools in the country, in suburban Chicago.
Proposal would add $6.2 million in funding for middle and high schools.
The voucher program could expand by “hundreds” of students next year.
Teaching assistants voted to join UNITE HERE, becoming the latest group of graduate students at private universities to unionize since the National Labor Relations Board cleared the way last summer.
Some school officials said they will keep transgender-friendly policies in place.
DeVos also gave no sign that she had reservations about withdrawing key guidance for transgender students.
She hadn't said much about her vision of higher education, but now there's this.
President Trump should keep in mind the value of vocational higher education
Falwell said he was offered the role of secretary for higher education last November but declined it.
A spokeswoman for Carroll County schools said some in the community viewed the posters as “anti-Trump.”
Rich schools get big tax breaks through their endowments. But their record on social mobility is thin.
Lawmakers curious about a panel that Jerry Falwell Jr. says he will lead.
The education secretary was reported to have opposed the move — but she went along.
Cheating, particularly overseas, has been a problem for years.
The move rescinds a federal directive requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identity.
Organizers say their efforts will support improvement at Paul Public Charter School.