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DOJ: 2 states’ transgender restrictions unconstitutional

The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday challenged bans involving transgender people that target athletes in West Virginia and children in Arkansas, slamming them as violations of federal law. The department filed statements of interest in lawsuits that seek to…

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Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery, saying he believes it will go down as one of the greatest honors he has as president. Biden signed into law a bill to…

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Biden admin extends protections to transgender students

The U.S. Education Department on Wednesday expanded its interpretation of federal sex protections to include transgender and gay students, a move that reverses Trump-era policy and stands against proposals in many states to bar transgender girls from school sports.  In…

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A new experiment in turning classrooms into laboratories

uring the pandemic, Krystal Clifton, a veteran fourth-grade teacher in Kankakee, Illinois, 60 miles south of Chicago, ran a study in her classroom to see how well her students were learning, both remotely and in-person. Over five months, from October…

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