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‘Clerical error’ wipes out thousands of comments on new Biden gender-identity discrimination rule

Sep 12, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Hundreds of thousands of comments on a rule that would re-interpret sex discrimination to include “sexual orientation or gender identity”... Read more

How the Biden administration’s expansion of Title IX could end up hurting women

Jun 25, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

The Biden administration’s expansion of Title IX protections could end up hurting women’s sports and contradicting the purpose of the... Read more

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States sue Education Department over COVID relief for private schools

Jul 9, 2020

Five states are suing the Trump administration for directing emergency relief aid to students at private schools, regardless of their... Read more

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Transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, Education department rules

May 28, 2020

A Connecticut high school sports policy allowing biologically male athletes to compete in female events is a Title IX violation,... Read more

Pennsylvania bishops urge governor not to divert emergency funds from private schools

May 20, 2020

The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference is urging Governor Tom Wolf not to divert federal emergency funds, appropriated to help K-12 schools... Read more

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Department of Education will hear transgender track complaint

Aug 9, 2019

The U.S. Department of Education will hear a Title IX complaint brought by three female high school track athletes over... Read more