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“When Choice Really Works, It Lifts Up Everyone”

State Rep. Robert Behning on Indiana’s voucher program
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“Reopening Hesitancy” Threatens Fall 2021

"It's been absolutely wrong to keep schools closed."
In this image from video, former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, center, is taken into custody as his attorney, Eric Nelson, left, looks on, after the verdicts were read at Chauvin's trial for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn.

The Tarnished Shield of Qualified Immunity

Cases involving teachers, principals, and school board members have been central to the evolution of a legal doctrine that also often protects abusive police from financial liability.
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Ethnic Studies in California

An unsteady jump from college campuses to K-12 classrooms

The Title IX Spotlight Shifts from the Campus to the Schoolhouse

New federal rules aim at preventing sexual harassment and assault in elementary and secondary education

Public-School Attendance Zones Violate a Civil Rights Law

The Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974 may offer creative litigators a strategy to redraw school-assignment maps.

A Blueprint for Back to School

What will it take to get schools ready?

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