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Tech opens new war with Trump over transgender rights rollback

Added: 23.02.2017 13:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Under the new policy, issued late Wednesday, the Justice and education departments jointly declared they had 'decided to withdraw and rescind' protections put in place by President Barack Obama.

School Choice: Dismal Results From Vouchers Surprise Researchers as DeVos Era Begins

Added: 23.02.2017 12:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

The new studies come at an interesting moment, with a proponent of vouchers newly in charge of the Education Department.

From: www.nytimes.com

Trump Administration Rolls Back Protections For Transgender Bathroom Use in School

Added: 23.02.2017 4:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

On Wednesday evening the Trump administration announced they were ending federal protection for transgender students from former President Barack Obama that allowed them to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms which matched their gender identities, according to NPR. The Justice and Education departments send out letters to school districts nationwide stating how the Obama-era guidance caused a spike in lawsuits over the application of the guidance. It is now up to the states and school districts to interpret federal anti-discrimination law and whether students should have access to restrooms that align with their expressed gender identity or biological sex."To cloak this in...

ACLU Sues Milwaukee Over Police Stop-and-Frisk Policy

Added: 23.02.2017 4:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

The suit alleges Milwaukee's police department has been used to unfairly target black and Latino residents. The police chief rejected the claim.

From: www.nbcnews.com

White House Reverses Obama-Era Transgender Bathroom Rights

Added: 23.02.2017 1:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's Justice and Education Departments informed the Supreme Court and the nation's public schools that they are reversing the Obama administration's interpretation of transgender rights as an extension of Title IX.

Transgender bathrooms: Trump administration to issue new guidance

Added: 23.02.2017 1:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

The White House will update the guidance issued by the Department of Justice and the Department of Education under the Obama administration

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

Tillerson and Kelly visit Mexico amid tension over deportation guidelines

Added: 22.02.2017 23:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly stepped off a plane in Mexico Wednesday evening, tensions were brewing there over new guidance from the administration about deportations, border patrol and President Trump's long-promised wall on the southern border. While Kelly's department issued the guidelines, they now threaten to undermine such a high-level trip. Some fear that an immigration crackdown will result, despite the administration's attempts to ensure that mass deportations are not in the works. The announcement caught the Mexican government by surprise and put officials there on a defensive footing just a day before the visit. But even as the Mexican foreign minister issued a blistering statement, the White House denied that anything was wrong. "The relationship with Mexico is phenomenal right now," said White House press secretary Sean Spicer Wednesday. The foreign trip is the first for Kelly and the second for Tillerson -- although...

U.S. Homeland Secretary Kelly warns Guatemalans to stay home

Added: 22.02.2017 23:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Wednesday told Guatemalans not to waste their money trying to get to the United States illegally, detailing how his department was cracking down on undocumented immigrants and would speed up deportations.

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