Superintendent Thurmond Announces Committee to Expand Gender Neutral Bathrooms in SchoolsState schools Superintendent Tony Thurmond announced Friday the formation of a committee to make recommendations to expand the availability of gender neutral bathrooms on California school campuses.
Civil Rights Groups Sue DeVos Over New Campus Sexual Assault PolicyA group of civil rights advocacy groups filed a lawsuit challenging the Department of Education's move last year to roll back Obama-era guidelines on how colleges and universities should handle sexual assault and sexual violence.
Students Of Bankrupt For-Profit Colleges Have Their Loans ForgivenFederal education officials have announced they were forgiving $171 million in student loans owed by those who were attended Heald, Everest and WyoTech colleges at the time they were closed last year.
Memo With Transgender Bathroom Guidelines Sent To Public Schools Across The CountryPublic schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity.
CA Exit Exam Requirement Cancelled For Thousands Of Graduating High School StudentsGov. Brown signed legislation canceling California's high school exit exam after 5,000 students were left in limbo because the state cancelled the July test.
Gov. Brown Expected To Sign Bill To Let 5,000 High School Students GraduateCalifornia lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to rescue about 5,000 high school students who couldn't graduate this year because the state canceled a required exit exam.
Federal Student Aid Office Apologizes For FAFSA Tweet That Seemed To Mock Poor PeopleA U.S. Department of Education division well-known to many college students has apologized for a tweet that prompted an outcry over what critics called its lack of sensitivity.
Federal Probe Finds Harassment At West Contra Costa SchoolsA federal investigation of a Northern California school district revealed a widespread environment of sexual harassment and assaults by students that district officials failed to adequately address, the U.S. Department of Education said.
Group Rallies To Keep SF City College Open Amid Closure ThreatA coalition of students, faculty and other supporters are fighting to keep City College of San Francisco open, following last week's announcement that the school will lose accreditation next July.