Bullying in high schools

Florida’s legislature is giving hope (literally) to parents of students who are bullied relentlessly in public schools. Florida lawmakers plan to use Hope Scholarships to pay for private school vouchers for vulnerable students to attend private schools. The scholarships will be paid for by redirecting $105 from car registration fees.

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Holy Bible

Swarthmore College, a liberal university in Pennsylvania, is offering a new course next semester that will translate the Bible into queer (or LGBT-friendly) language.

The class, titled “Queering the Bible”, will be instructed by Gwynn Kessler, an associate professor of religion, according to Swarthmore’s course catalog.

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Schoolboy smiling in class

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania teachers have had enough of violent altercations with students in grades K-12. The Harrisburg Education Association says at least 45 teachers have resigned since July and October. More teachers have resigned after October, according to Association President Jody Barksdale.

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Ila Adu

Spelman College alumni are outraged at the historically black all-women college changing its admission policy to exclude biological women for the first time in the school’s history.

Spelman College, which is part of the Atlanta University Center, has announced it will ban biological females who identify as men.

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A new Department of Education policy allows the federal government to investigate public schools that don’t refer to gender-confused students by their chosen gender pronouns.

The memo was written by Candice Jackson, the lesbian acting assistant secretary for the Office of Civil Rights at the Department of Education (DOE).

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