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U.S. presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump gestures as she speaks during the opening of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/mahesh Kumar A.)

‘Women First, Prosperity for All’: Ivanka Trump Focuses on Female Empowerment in India

First Daughter Ivanka Trump, who serves as senior White House adviser to President Donald Trump, praised international efforts to improve and expand the role of women in parts of the developing world and lauded her father’s administration’s efforts to see this through during her speech at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad, India, on Tuesday.

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Grab An Onion And Weep For Humanity: India Just Outlawed Greenpeace

The Indian government has just outlawed Greenpeace. Naturally, Greenpeace are spinning this as a terrible injustice and a blow for freedom of speech. “This is an extension of the deep intolerance for differing viewpoints that sections of this government seem

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Texas Truancy Reform Law Does Not Help Special Needs Kids, Say Advocates

Disability Rights Texas, the National Center for Youth Law, and Texas Appleseed filed a joint complaint with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) in late May. They argue that 13 public school districts use the truancy courts and court orders to force out special needs students from the system, violating federal law.

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Texas Governor Honors State’s Homeschoolers Proclaiming June 9 ‘Leeper Day’

On June 9, Texas homeschool families will celebrate “Leeper Day,” set aside to honor the 1994 Texas Supreme Court decision on the landmark court case (Leeper v. Arlington ISD) that legalized homeschooling in the Lone Star state. Twenty one years later, it is the current governor, Greg Abbott, who has recognized this historical date.

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Texas Education Agency: Revisiting Educator-Student Sexual Misconduct

Teacher-student sexual misconduct in public schools is a serious matter. Last year, Texas landed at the unenviable top position on the list in a Drive West Communications study. A whopping 116 of the nation’s 781 recorded educator-student misconduct cases happened in the Lone Star State. This revelation came on the heels of the Texas Education Agency (TEA) experiencing a 27 percent increase in these kinds of inquiries which was was followed by 74 new cases under TEA investigation, as Breitbart Texas previously reported.