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U.S. Gives Directive to Schools on Transgender Bathroom Access

The Obama administration is telling public schools that they must allow transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity. The directive is in formal guidance being sent to school districts Friday by the departments of Education and Justice. The letter does not impose any new legal requirements, but federal officials say the guidance is meant…

New Information in Alleged Sex Assault of a Montgomery Student

There’s new information in the investigation of an alleged sexual assault of a Montgomery student. Mayor Todd Strange called a press conference on Wednesday following what he called conflicting reports on the story and rumors on social media. A student at a Montgomery Middle school reported the alleged assault on November 30th, an alleged assault by a fellow student. But…

Farm to School A Growing Success in Alabama

There’s success to report about a program aimed at getting more fresh fruits and vegetables into school lunchrooms across the state. Today, Alabama’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries and other leaders talked to students at Dalraida Elementary school in Montgomery. The were introducing the students to the satsuma, a variety of the mandarin orange grown right here in Alabama. The…