Education

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
President Donald Trump has dropped a pending legal challenge against an injunction that bans transgender students from using school facilities that correspond to their gender identity, ending an effort mounted by the Obama administration to protect LGBTQ youth. The move was announced Friday, coming amid other signals that Republican-led states are...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protesters briefly blocked Betsy DeVos from entering a Washington, D.C. school...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
'These are not political games, these are real lives the president is targeting'

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In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...