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Career And Technical Education: Boom Or Bust?

Vocational education in high schools fell out of favor decades ago. For career and technical education to succeed today, a key researcher says a lot has to change.
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N.C. Governor Calls Obama Transgender Guidelines A 'Massive Overreach'

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on the state's bill requiring people to use the appropriate bathroom based on the gender listed on their birth certificate.
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Transgender High School Student Responds To White House Guidelines

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Gavin Grimm, a Virginia high school student, who fought his school district to win the right to use the boy's bathroom, after the district limited bathroom use by "biological gender."
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Survey Raises Concerns About Non-English Speaking Students

A new survey of school administrators points to growing concerns about the future of non-English speaking students.
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How Schools Around The Country Are Treating Transgender Student Rights

Some states and districts are ahead of the recommendations announced today by the Obama Administration. Some are in conflict.
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Here's Exactly What The Administration Is Saying About Transgender Students

The Education and Justice departments have given schools guidance about prom, sports, privacy and more.
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Reaction To White House Directive On Transgender Bathrooms

The Obama administration says schools must allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity. David Greene talks to Matt Sharp of the Alliance Defending Freedom.
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Principal Weighs In On Obama Directive On Transgender Bathrooms

The directive to public schools says transgender students should use the gender bathroom they identify with. Renee Montagne talks to Jayne Ellspermann, principal of West Port High School in Florida.
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White House Sends Schools Guidance On Transgender Access To Bathrooms

The administration says it authored the notice because "many parents, schools and districts have raised questions about this area of civil rights law."
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A Stanford Family: Groundskeeper Dad Cultivates His Son's Classroom Dream

They both went to the prestigious school — though for different reasons. Frankie attended undergrad there, but it was his father, the school's groundskeeper, who inspired him to pursue that education.

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