An Advocate for Israel Draws Fire as He Nears Confirmation to Civil Rights Post

Kenneth Marcus’s potential return to the Education Department has drawn criticism from civil rights groups that see his narrow focus on Israel as blinding him to other matters of bias.

Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials Say

A state “target” meant to limit the number of students receiving special education services violated federal law, regulators said in a letter ordering the state to make amends.

Right and Left React to Betsy DeVos’s Changes to Campus Sex Assault Rules

Writers from across the political spectrum take on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s proposed new rules for dealing with sexual assault on college campuses.

Betsy DeVos Says She Will Rewrite Rules on Campus Sex Assault

The education secretary said in a speech that the Obama administration had gone too far and had forced colleges to deprive accused students of their rights.

Transgender Students Turn to Courts as Government Support Erodes

A case in point is a Florida student who sued his school board last month after his mother said the federal authorities stopped investigating his complaint.