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By Joshua Barajas, Kristen Doerer, Iman Smith, Erica R. Hendry
These stories didn't prompt breaking news alerts last week, but they're still important. Here's why.
By Iman Smith
A new bill out of Kentucky protects the religious expression of students in public schools and universities, a move LGBTQ advocates say could allow them to discriminate against fellow students based on their sexual orientation.
By Kristen Doerer
The proposed budget, released last month, would cut funding for the Department of Education by 13.5 percent -- or about $9 billion.
By News Desk
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks at 12:50 p.m. EST Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, the annual gathering that draws an estimated 10,000 activists to National Harbor in Maryland.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
Staffers at the Education Department urged the new secretary to issue a statement confirming her commitment to Title IX rules.
Hundreds of parents across the country have called on President Donald Trump to embrace Obama-era protections for transgender students.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump indicated that he’s not waiting for the final outcome of the legal battle over his executive order on immigration, promising a new order next week to ensure "additional security for our country." Also,…
Betsy DeVos was met with shouts of "stand up, fight back" from angry protesters as she made her first visit to a public school Friday as education secretary.
By Lisa Desjardins
The Senate held back-to-back overnight sessions this week, forcing U.S. Capitol Building workers to put in long shifts during debates over Cabinet nominees.
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump escalated his war of words with the federal judges considering challenges to his immigration order, saying even if "you were a bad student in high school, you can understand this." Also, newly confirmed…
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