Rejecting Guidelines on Transgender Students Puts All Students at Risk

Rejecting Guidelines on Transgender Students Puts All Students at Risk

South Kern Sol, Commentary, Dean Welliver, Posted: May 20, 2016

School board trustees in Kern County, CA are refusing to comply with federal guidelines allowing students to use restrooms that align with their preferred gender.

Muslim Calif. High School Student Misidentified as ‘Isis Phillips’ in Yearbook


The Root, News Report, Posted: May 09, 2016

Bayan Zehlif is a Muslim high school student at Los Osos High School in California, and like most high school students, she was excited to get her yearbook. When she turned to the page that held her photo, she was shocked to see that she had been identified as "Isis Phillips."


Bill Looks to Enact Suicide Prevention Policies in CA Schools


Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Ben Novotny, Posted: May 06, 2016

Assembly Bill 2246 would require local school districts and schools to devise suicide prevention policies targeting high-risk students.


Put Equity Before Equality in School Funding


South Kern Sol, Commentary, Randy Villegas, Posted: May 04, 2016

Equality does not mean equity. It’s a distinction administrators with the Kern High School District (KHSD) need to understand.

Children of Refugees Thrive in Canada: StatsCan Study


New Canadian Media, News Report, Posted: May 03, 2016

As 25,000 Syrian refugees live through the process of resettlement and beginning new lives in Canada, a Statistics Canada study published today reveals that the children of refugees who arrived in Canada between 1980 and 2000 are thriving.


Brain Research Drives Push to Educate Zero to Five Year Olds


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: May 02, 2016

Parents and grandparents have the greatest impact on child development, according to experts.

First Vietnamese American College President in California Could Get OK Today. Cornell Remembers Underrepresented AAPIs.


AsAm News, News Report, Posted: May 02, 2016

Students at Cornell University are reaching out to underrepresented AAPI groups this Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.


Educators Routinely Ignore a Captive Audience - Schools in Juvenile Hall Get an ‘F’


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Apr 22, 2016

In California, the schools for kids detained in the juvenile justice system are failing at the job of educating young people in detention.

Government Tightens Campus Controls in Vietnam


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Apr 21, 2016

The government is introducing new rules that appear designed to stifle political activism on university campuses in Vietnam.

Protection of Undocumented Immigrants from Deportation Appears at Risk after Supreme Court Hearing


AsAm News, News Report, Posted: Apr 19, 2016

Many analysts suspect the justices will split 4-4 on the issue, meaning a lower court ruling against DAPA would remain in effect. The court remains without a ninth justice due to the death of Antonin Scalia and the Republicans refusal to grant a hearing on Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.

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