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Black students, boys, and students with disabilities are disproportionately disciplined in K-12 schools across the U.S., says a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), reports NPR. Those disparities were consistent, “regardless of the type of disciplinary action, regardless of the level of school...

The populist slogan “Buy American” increasingly means buying goods produced by America’s thriving prison-based industries, says a new paper. “The public sentiment against outsourcing has…offered prison labor programs unique opportunities for expansion under the rubric of providing a competitive alternative to low-cost foreign workers,” writes Lan...

The Food and Drug Administration called on internet service providers and social media sites including Facebook and Twitter to police online sales of illegal opioid drugs more carefully, the Wall Street Journal reports. “We find offers to purchase opioids all over social media and the...

At HRDive, Kate Tornone reports that the court on Monday “declined to review an appeals court’s holding that ‘a multimonth leave of absence is beyond the scope of a reasonable accommodation’ under the Americans with Disabilities Act.” Whitney Cooney discusses the cert denial in Severson...