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Arizona lifts rules about AIDS and HIV lessons

Education | Family groups emphasize the importance of parental involvement in sex education
by Laura Edghill
Posted 4/24/19, 04:25 pm

Arizona recently repealed a state law requiring that AIDS and HIV instruction in schools adopt a traditional sexual ethic. The change poses a challenge to family groups working to protect children from harmful sexual education.

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Men’s school redefines ‘male’

Education | Morehouse College to accept transgender students
by Laura Edghill & Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/17/19, 04:21 pm

Atlanta’s all-male, historically black Morehouse College announced Saturday that starting in 2020 it would open admission to female students who identify as men. The school’s newly released gender identity policy states that “in recognition of our changing world and evolving understanding of gender identity, Morehouse will now consider for admission applicants who live and self-identify as men, regardless of the sex assigned to them at birth.”

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Picking up the college admissions pieces

Education | Lawmakers in California try to close loopholes that led to bribery scandal
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 4/10/19, 04:29 pm

A group of California legislators last week introduced a sweeping package of bills aimed at restoring confidence in the college admissions process after a widespread bribery scandal.

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