Tag: discrimination


Federal Appeals Court: Title IX Protects Transgender Students

August 11, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The United States Supreme Court’s historic June 15 decision about LGBTQ workers’ rights had its first impact on how courts define sex discrimination at colleges. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit concluded that Title IX of the […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Ed Dept launches OPEN Center to help prevent discrimination in schools

January 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The move to support a more proactive approach follows scrutiny from student advocate groups in recent years over the department’s handling of discrimination complaints. For example, while the OCR under the Trump administration has resolved nearly twice as many complaints […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

Report spotlights DC school dress codes’ disproportionate impact on black girls

October 9, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In the wake of research such as this and previous reports by the NWLC, which points to policies that can lead to discrimination and body shaming, some schools are reevaluating long-held policies around just how much students are allowed to […]