Idaho governor signs bill restricting transgender students from using bathrooms in schools

washington CNN — Idaho Republican Gov. Brad Little signed a bill this week that bans transgender students in the state from using public school restrooms that do not match their birth sex. Senate Bill 1100The bill, which went into effect July 1, requires public schools to provide students in the state with separate restrooms, locker … Read more

Mental health is driving more college students to consider dropping out, survey finds

CNN — Isabel, a 20-year-old undergraduate student, is no stranger to hard work. She graduated high school a year early and spent most of 2021 working three jobs. But when she started college that fall, she felt like she was “sinking.” She knew she didn’t feel like herself in her first semester: her lively personality … Read more

More red states will help pay for private schools for all K-12 students

washington CNN — With the help of the so-called “parents’ rights” movement, more Republican-led states are changing the way they fund K-12 education, making it easier for families to use taxpayer money to send their children to private schools. Families in Iowa, Utah and Arkansas will soon be eligible to receive thousands of state dollars … Read more

Under Florida law, other states try to limit some LGBTQ discussions in schools

washington CNN — bill similar Florida’s Controversial Legislation At least 15 states are considering banning certain guidance on sexual orientation and gender identity in schools, according to data compiled by the American Civil Liberties Union and reviewed by CNN. Some of the bills go further than Florida’s law, dubbed “Don’t Talk Gay” by its critics, … Read more

Glenn Youngkin: Takeaways from Virginia Governor’s CNN Town Hall on Public Education

CNN — In a Republican Party now dominated by political boxers, the governor of Virginia. Glenn Youngkin Want to play the role of peacemaker. At least, that was his message to voters during a CNN town hall Thursday night, with a focus on public education. But Yankin, his 2021 Commonwealth Victory made him a national … Read more

Student loan forgiveness: Borrowers still face months of uncertainty over Biden plan

washington CNN — More than 40 million federal Student loan borrowers may qualify for up to $20,000 in debt forgiveness, but they may have to wait a few more months before the Supreme Court rules on whether President Joe Biden can implement his proposed relief plan. this The Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week … Read more

Democratic attorney general rebukes DeSantis administration for requesting University of Florida information on students receiving gender-affirming care

CNN — A coalition of 16 Democratic attorneys general criticized Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for criticizing his administration for requiring the state’s public universities to provide information about students receiving gender-affirming care, saying it would intimidate doctors, and could have a chilling effect on students seeking care. A coalition led by New York Attorney General … Read more

John Roberts takes center stage in student loan forgiveness battle

CNN — Chief Justice John Roberts hammers out ‘roughly $500 billion’ price tag for Biden administration’s student loan forgiveness plan in oral arguments on tuesday. But as he repeated the enormous costs, he underscored a broader, more familiar point that could further weaken executive power and strengthen the Supreme Court itself. During the meeting, which … Read more

The liberal judge has a strong game plan in the student loan case. Did they win over Barrett?

CNN — three liberal justices Supreme Court A new strategy appeared to be deployed Tuesday, as they launched a disciplined and sustained effort to attack arguments made by challengers to President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan. The question is whether the liberal one-two-three punch attracts conservative justice Amy Coney Barrett and at least one … Read more

Supreme Court could deny 26 million student loan forgiveness applications

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter.To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN — On Tuesday, conservative Supreme Court justices took a downbeat view of President Joe Biden’s controversial remarks. Program to forgive up to $20,000 in federal student loans For some borrowers, and eliminate nearly … Read more