17 states, Washington, D.C., sue DeVos to challenge new Title IX rule
The lawsuit criticizes the definition of sexual harassment under the new Title IX rule. It also alleges the new rule fails to consider the unique challenges that may arise in the K-12 environment and disregards the needs of young students and students with disabilities.
Md. bill pushing raises for school board dies in legislative session
A bill that would have given Montgomery County school board members a raise for the first time in six years failed in this year’s abbreviated state legislative session. The proposed $10,000 raise would have increased board members’ salaries to $35,000 per year.
LAUSD mobilizes efforts to support students after Coronavirus closures
The massive LAUSD effort's centerpiece is $100 million in new spending to provide a district computer to every child in need, and technology training for teachers and students—expenses that could threaten the district’s solvency.