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New civil rights rule triggers hundreds of dismissals - Politico

April 3, 2018
Federal civil rights investigators have tossed out hundreds of complaints under a new Trump administration rule directing them to dismiss bulk complaints, Marcie Lipsitt, a Michigan-based disability rights advocate, told Morning Education. Lipsitt has filed complaints against hundreds of schools, districts and colleges with websites…

Big drop in drugged foster kids in California - San Jose Mercury News

April 1, 2018
After years of efforts to crack down on the rampant use of psychiatric drugs in California’s foster care system, the number of youth prescribed the potent medications is plummeting — a major turnaround in how the state cares for some of its most vulnerable children.…