Tag: department of education

New Trump Administration Policy Would Make Racism OK as Long as You Don’t Mean It

Photo: Chris Klaponis (Getty Images) While America is engaged in a heated debate about the border wall and the government shutdown, at least three cabinet-level departments inside the Trump administration have been quietly investigating how they could roll back a particularly important legal precedent that prevents discrimination in housing, employment, policing and even education. The […]

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Betsy DeVos to Pull Back Civil Rights Protections for Black Students Under the Guise of ‘Safety’

Photo: Getty Betsy DeVos continues her methodical dismantling of civil rights protections for vulnerable students, this time setting her sights on Obama-era guidelines put in place to protect black students from being disproportionately disciplined at school. As the Washington Post reports, a school safety commission formed shortly after February’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla. is […]

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