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'Underpaid, Underappreciated': Teachers Whose Schools Shut Down For the Women's Strike Respond to Criticism

As part of the women’s strike on Wednesday, public schools in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, North Carolina and in Alexandria, Virginia opted to shut down for the day. School officials made the call after hundreds of faculty members requested leaves for what was otherwise known as “A Day Without a Woman.” The strike urged…

Wisconsin School Receives Federal Funding, Discourages 'Sinful' Gay and Trans Students From Enrolling 

A Lutheran school in Baraboo, Wisconsin gets federal funding for things like its free lunch and transportation programs. It also says it has the right to discipline and expel students who are gay or transgender. The school’s principal admitted in a letter to parents that he can’t outright refuse admission to students…

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