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Study: Black Students Feel Less Welcome at Schools With Excessive Suspensions

A new study published by the American Psychological Association finds that black students who attend a high school where they are disproportionately …

Black Students

NAACP President: Why We Should Pause the Expansion of Charter Schools

As America’s oldest civil rights organization, the NAACP has fought to this very day to give each of the nation’s youngest citizens a quality …

Education

Supreme Court to hear transgender school bathroom case

<b>The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a transgender rights case which could determine whether schools let students use bathrooms based on gender identity.</b><p>The case concerns a Virginia public school district trying to prevent a female-born 17-year-old transgender student from using the boys' …

LGBTQI

Response: Teachers Lose 'Credibility' if we Don't Address 'Controversial' Topics

<b>(This is the first post in a multi-part series on this topic)</b><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><i>What are good strategies teachers can use when</i> …

Magnets, Montessori campuses treated differently as middle ground for DISD sibling admissions is reached

After months of contemplation and a multitude of proposals, the Dallas ISD board of trustees on Thursday unanimously approved an alteration to its …

Education
College & University

E.L. James "Difficult" to Work With, Says "Fifty Shades" Director

Or, as Christian Grey himself might put it, "EXASPERATING WOMAN."<p>"We definitely fought, but they were creative fights, and we would resolve them," <i>Fifty Shades</i> director Sam Taylor-Johnson tells <i>Porter</i> magazine [via Page Six of her relationship with <i>Fifty Shades</i> author E.L. James during the movie's …

Review: Men, Women & Children Shows How Sexting Is Ruining America

Adults may think back on the world a decade ago and sigh in nostalgia at its glorious innocence: no Facebook, no Twitter, no carpal tunnel syndrome …

Ansel Elgort

Schoolgirl 'beheaded classmate because she wanted to dissect someone'

Teenager arrested on suspicion of murdering 15-year-old after police discovered dismembered body in suspect's home<p>A 16-year-old Japanese schoolgirl has confessed to decapitating a classmate, police have said, as she reportedly told investigators she "wanted to dissect" someone.<p>The teenager, whose …

New Beatles 'Event Series' Coming to NBC

Beatlemania is sweeping the U.S. once more: Deadline reports that NBC is developing a new series about the Fab Four.<p>According to the trade, the drama would chronicle the rise of the music superstars, from their early days in Liverpool, England to their current consideration as one of the biggest, …