Articles: Laws

Students at the GSA Network’s Queer Youth Advocacy day last spring in California advocated for the School Success and Opportunity Act. (Photo: GSA Network)
Alison DeNisco
Student Success and Opportunity Act allows transgender students to participate in all school activities irrespective of the gender listed on records
is Van Roekel speaks at a recent conference, sponsored by the Education Writers Association and held at the University of Chicago, about teacher evaluations. Next to him, from his left are:
Alison DeNisco
New laws and policies empower administrators to dismiss ineffective teachers
A Northern Valley Regional High School junior protested the random drug testing policy at a September school board meeting, saying that the testing would make students feel like criminals.
Alison DeNisco
Parents have sued school board over proposal to test students in extra-curricular activities