NASP Provides “Grief: Tips for Teachers and Administrators”

According to the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), school-based support and increased understanding are essential when a student experiences the death of a friend or loved one. While each student will be affected differently depending on his or her developmental level, cultural beliefs, personal characteristics, family situation, and previous…

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Numerous Health Associations Oppose Conversion Therapy, Claim it is Harmful to Minors

Sometimes referred to as reparative therapy, sexuality counseling, or sexual orientation/gender identity change efforts, conversion therapy refers to any practice that seeks or purports to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The Trevor Project – a national organization devoted to ending suicide among LGBTQ+ young people stated earlier…

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Sec. Cardona Requests Increase in OCR funding as Caseloads Rise, While a Subsequent House Hearing Focuses on Antisemitism in Schools

During a May 7th House Committee on Education and the Workforce hearing, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona requested a 16% increase in funding to allow the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) to add more staff to expediently resolve Title VI civil rights complaints it receives. In fact, as the civil…

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NASP Provides “Grief: Tips for Teachers and Administrators”

According to the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), school-based support and increased understanding are essential when a student experiences the death of a friend or loved one. While each student will be affected differently depending on his or her developmental level, cultural beliefs, personal characteristics, family situation, and previous…

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DOJ Final Rule Aims to Ensure Disabled People have Accessibility to Website and Mobile Apps

On April 8, 2024, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a federal rule to ensure web content and mobile apps are accessible for people with disabilities. The update to regulations for Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) were subsequently published on April 24th by the U.S. Department…

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