On Friday, the Department of Education announced that it is officially withdrawing Obama-era Title IX guidance, offering alternative guidelines instead that will be in place until after the current period of public comment.
Last week a public comment period on Title IX guidelines established during the Obama era was announced by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Her department plans to replace the previous administration's approach.
A new program, sponsored by the French embassy in the US, aims to open the classic junior-year-abroad experience to students who don't typically find the means or programs to study internationally.
Signed by the governor last week, the legislation changes the funding formula for each district, but also includes a controversial $75 million scholarship tax credit program for private school tuition.
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Julio Alicea uses the poetry of rap music and 'classroom constitutions' to build relationships with the teens he teaches in Rhode Island. Individualized attention and nurturing are key to their growth, he suggests.