Transgender Teen Sues Tennessee Over Anti-Trans School Sports Ban

Civil rights groups on Nov. 4 filed a lawsuit on behalf of a transgender teen to challenge a controversial Tennessee law that restricts transgender youth from participating in school sports. Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the …

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‘Father of Cognitive Therapy’ Dr. Aaron Beck Dies at Age 100

American psychiatrist Aaron Beck, considered the father of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), has died at the age of 100 on Nov. 1. Judith Beck, Aaron’s daughter and the president and co-founder of Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, said in a …

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs Bill Restricting Transgender Student Athletes in School Sports into Law

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill on Oct. 25 that restricts transgender student athletes in the state from playing on public school sports teams that align with their gender identities. Under House Bill 25, student athletes, who compete in …

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U.S. Justice Department to Address Violence Against School Officials, Teachers

The United States Justice Department on Oct. 4 has begun addressing a “disturbing trend” of violent threats against public school officials and teachers across the country. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has directed the Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. …

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Online Private Tutors Banned in China

China announced on Wednesday, September 8, that private tutors who conducted online classes in houses, hotels, or coffee shops, are banned to make sure that tutoring for profit is completely stopped.  Reuters reported that Chinese authorities prohibited payment-based tutoring in …

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