Citing New Transgender Law, Lawmaker Pulls Son From School

Published Aug. 19, 2013 | Rules for Engagement /Education Week online California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill giving transgender students explicit protections on campus. Now a GOP lawmaker is pulling his 13-year-old son from his public school in San Bernardino Mountains, saying the transgender law violates students' privacy.

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New High School Includes On-Campus Rifle Range

Published Aug. 19, 2013 | Rules for Engagement /Education Week online At $147 million, North Atlanta High School is the most expensive public school in Georgia. But despite all its niceties, perhaps the most intriguing is a rifle range built for the school's JROTC and rifle club. Since 26 students and school staff were shot … Continue reading New High School Includes On-Campus Rifle Range

Get Going: Teachers’ Favorite Field Trip Locations

As an ongoing resource for teachers, Education Week Teacher is crowdsourcing a map of teachers' favorite field trip locations. The map was launched on Aug. 2, 2013, and shows you places teachers like to take their students for out-of-classroom learning. Places include Medieval Times, in Buena Park, Calif., Colonial Williamsburg, and the Cranbrook Institute of … Continue reading Get Going: Teachers’ Favorite Field Trip Locations