Amid protests, districts re-examine police contracts, policies

Amid protests, districts re-examine police contracts, policies

In the wake of the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, school boards and superintendents nationwide are re-examining their policies around police in schools. The moves also follow years of discussions around the school-to-prison pipeline and complaints of discriminatory discipline policies, as well as weeks of civil […]
DC area school districts revamp policies to address bias, hatred

DC area school districts revamp policies to address bias, hatred

Montgomery County, Maryland, has had a nondiscrimination public school policy since 1969. But when three swastika drawings were found in the same middle school during the past year and other racist acts put students and the community of the Washington, D.C., suburb on...
Ed Dept forces sweeping changes to USC’s Title IX policies

Ed Dept forces sweeping changes to USC’s Title IX policies

Dive Brief: The University of Southern California for years failed to investigate reports that a former campus gynecologist sexually abused his patients, a U.S. Department of Education probe found. George Tyndall, who worked at USC’s student health center from...