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A New Right to Literacy?

For fifty years different parents have tried to get a court to say their children had a right to a better school. This month one group finally succeeded. A federal court ordered their schools to make their kids literate. The winning parents came from Detroit. The...

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Abuse and Title IX

Last week New York passed a new statute of limitations. It helps the victims of sexual abuse. They now have more time to bring a civil suit against their abuser. Under the old law victims had to sue by the time they were twenty-eight. Now they may sue until they are...

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Transgender Title IX

A Title IX attorney will advise that as of today schools in Connecticut will not violate federal law if they tell transgender students to use the bathroom of the sex they were born with. Title IX itself says nothing about the choice. Starting in 1972 it simply...

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