{FD} Florida teacher asks students to use gender-neutral pronouns, angering parents

A Florida elementary school teacher's letter asking fifth-grade students to use gender-neutral pronouns in the classroom reportedly concerned some parents in the district, with one asking "what would your reaction be?"

{FD} California school board will allow transgender books in elementary schools

Should children in kindergarten be taught about transgender people? That’s the question at the center of a controversy that erupted in June after a transgender student at Rocklin Academy Gateway, a charter school in northern California, brought the children’s book “I Am Jazz” to school to share with classmates.

{FD} The Latest: Streets around UC Berkeley closed before speech

The Latest on University of California, Berkeley boosting security ahead of a speech by a conservative commentator (all times local): 1 p.m. Several streets around the University of California, Berkeley, have been closed off with concrete and plastic barriers ahead of a campus appearance by former Breitbart News editor Ben Shapiro.

{FD} Minnesota college security guard who said he was shot by ‘suspicious person’ actually shot himself, cops say

A Minnesota college security guard who said he was shot by a suspicious person on campus Tuesday night was arrested Wednesday after reportedly admitting to police he shot himself.

{FD} New Jersey teacher barred students from citing ‘biased’ Fox News in homework, parent says

A parent of a student at Hunterdon Central Regional High School in Flemington, NJ, said her son was told by a teacher to not use Fox News because it is biased and encouraged the class to use CNN and its affiliates.