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Grace, Black Teenager Sent To Juvenile Detention for Not Doing Her Online Coursework
A 15-year-old in Michigan was incarcerated during the coronavirus pandemic after a judge r...
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propublica.org Education Jun 09, 2021, Wednesday
After Grace’s Story, Michigan Will Study Its Juvenile Justice System — ProPublica
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appointed a task force to examine the state’s juvenile justice system and recommend reforms after a Black teen was jailed for not doing her online coursework.
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Jerry Falwell Jr. Resigns As Head Of Liberty University
Jerry Falwell Jr. resigned Monday from his leadership post at evangelical Liberty Universi...
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latimes.com Law Dec 11, 2020, Friday
Falwell drops defamation lawsuit against Liberty University - Los Angeles Times
Jerry Falwell Jr. has dropped a defamation lawsuit against his former employer, Liberty University
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Yale Law School Professor Jed Rubenfeld Suspended Following Sexual Harassment Investigation
He's out at YLS for two years.
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independent.co.uk News Aug 26, 2020, Wednesday
Yale Professor Married To Original ‘Tiger Mom’ Suspended Over Sexual Harassment Claims | The Independent | Independent
Jed Rubenfeld has been accused of sexually harassing students on campus and at his home, claims he denies
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Texas Teacher Put On Leave After Posting Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ Signs
School officials said parents complained about the posters. Taylor Lifka was allowed to re...
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texastribune.org Education Aug 26, 2020, Wednesday
Texas Teacher Put On Leave After Posting Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ Signs | The Texas Tribune
School officials said parents complained about the posters. Taylor Lifka was allowed to return Tuesday, but she said she is not prepared to come back until the school commits to more inclusive policies.
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Two Students Suspended From Their Georgia High School For Posting Photos Of Crowded Hallways
The images of students packed together in hallways went viral on Twitter as the school fac...
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motherjones.com News Aug 24, 2020, Monday
She’s Taking The Virus Seriously. Her Neighbors Think It’s A Hoax. – Mother Jones
One Georgia parent's increasingly alienating experience of living in Paulding County.
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“I Can’t Breathe.” It Happens At Schools, Too
Students in Illinois schools said “I can’t breathe” while being restrained at least ...
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propublica.org News Jul 10, 2020, Friday
“I Can’t Breathe.” It Happens at Schools, Too
Students in Illinois schools said “I can’t breathe” while being restrained at least 30 times over the time period we investigated, according to our analysis of the records. The practice of face-down restraint is still legal in Illinois.
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States Sue Education Department Over Allocation Of Pandemic Funds To Schools
Five states and the District of Columbia have accused the Trump administration of trying t...
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npr.org News Jul 08, 2020, Wednesday
States Sue Education Department Over Allocation Of Pandemic Funds To Schools : Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR
Five states and the District of Columbia have accused the Trump administration of trying to unlawfully divert COVID-19 relief funds from public schools to private schools.
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College admissions scandal
In 2019, a scandal arose over a criminal conspiracy to influence undergraduate admissions ...
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latimes.com Sports Nathan Fenno Jan 18, 2020, Saturday
Wiretaps reveal how college admissions scandal worked at USC, UCLA - Los Angeles Times
Rick Singer's pitch: For a fee he could help get children of affluent parents onto USC, UCLA teams, even if they didn't play the sport. Most didn't.
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