NPR - Education Texas Lawmakers Revive 'Bathroom Bill,' OK Religious Refusal Of Adoptions 2017-05-22T13:27:00.000000000-04:00 A proposal governing bathroom use by transgender students in public schools has moved forward. A bill to allow adoption agencies to deny gay, unmarried or non-Christian would-be parents has passed. In 'American Race,' Charles Barkley Is A True Believer In The Power Of Dialogue 2017-05-22T10:06:00.000000000-04:00 In the new TNT docu-series about race, the former NBA star is mostly indifferent to the broader context of the discussions he's wading into — and to the limits of trying to "start a dialogue." Homeschooling Makes Learning Personal For Some Special Education Students 2017-05-22T08:00:00.000000000-04:00 Florida's Gardiner Scholarship provides money for students with some special needs to study as they wish. A controversial bill would expand it. Protesting Students Walk Out On Pence's Address At Notre Dame 2017-05-21T16:47:00.000000000-04:00 Student organizers said they walked out because Pence's policies "have marginalized our vulnerable sisters and brothers for their religion, skin color, or sexual orientation." Why It's So Hard To Know Whether School Choice Is Working 2017-05-21T06:00:00.000000000-04:00 It's hard to know how schools of choice — charter or private — are performing. Researchers say that's precisely because they are schools of choice. But here's what we do know. When School Vouchers Don't Offer Much Of A Choice 2017-05-20T08:02:18.000000000-04:00 Indiana is home to the largest private school voucher program in the country, but what does that mean for students in Eminence, Ind., where the closest private school is a 40-minute drive away? Trump Gives Commencement Address; Leaked Education Budget Has Big Cuts 2017-05-20T06:00:00.000000000-04:00 A push for better student data and more news of the week. Lessons From The Nation's Oldest Voucher Program 2017-05-19T06:00:00.000000000-04:00 Milwaukee's voucher program serves some 28,000 students. Most of them are African-American and come from low-income families. For Families With Special Needs, Vouchers Bring Choices, Not Guarantees 2017-05-17T05:02:00.000000000-04:00 Florida has the most choices of any state for students with special needs: public, private, charter and home schooling. Still, some families can't find a good fit. Why Are Kids Sitting At Their Desks In The Middle Of The Road? 2017-05-16T14:25:00.000000000-04:00 It all started when a school was demolished — for reasons not entirely clear — over the weekend in Nairobi.