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Behind Some Campus Protests, a Team of Paid Professionals

An online petition site is changing how some student activists operate by offering them free coaching, advice on how to "optimize" their demands, and even protest posters. ... Read More

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Obama administration directs schools to accommodate transgender students

The Obama administration on Friday directed schools across the nation to provide transgender students with access to suitable facilities -- including bathrooms and locker rooms -- that match their chosen gender identity. The move, which affects all public schools and most colleges and universities that receive federal funds, plunges the administration ... Read More

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UNC Faces Federal Lawsuit Over Controversial Bathroom Law

The University of North Carolina system was caught in a flurry of legal activity on Monday as the federal government continued its push against a contentious state law banning transgender people from using bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity, while the state filed its own lawsuit in return. The ... Read More

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