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Walsh, Mark – Education Week, 2009
This article reports a U.S. Supreme Court decision last week which supports the parents of a Massachusetts student who claimed that school officials failed to respond adequately to sexual harassment of their daughter--then in kindergarten--by a 3rd grade boy on her bus. The parents sued the district under both Title IX and Section 1983. In the…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Courts, Gender Bias, Sexual Harassment
Zehr, Mary Ann – Education Week, 2004
This article discusses the efforts made by urban schools in upgrading their translation services. The New York City school system is setting up, for the first time, a centralized office to routinely translate school information into eight different languages. Factors fueling the attention include a rising number of students with limited English…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Limited English Speaking, Translation, Immigrants