Colleges announced for Pell 'dual enrollment' program

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of low-income students in nearly two dozen states will soon be able to get federal grants to take college courses for credit while still in high school, part of a program the Obama administration plans to begin this summer.

  • Written by JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press

Schools offer lessons on accommodating transgender students

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From locker rooms and sex education classes to dress codes and overnight field trips, many U.S. public schools already are balancing the civil rights of transgender students with any concerns that classmates, parents and community members might have.

  • Written by LISA LEFF, Associated Press

Obama casts Trump philosophy as one of ignorance, isolation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama cast Donald Trump's positions on immigration, trade and Muslims as part of an ignorance-and-isolation philosophy that the president says will lead the U.S. down the path of decline.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Democrats: Benghazi chairman ignores statement by GOP lawyer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Benghazi committee's Republican chairman is ignoring statements by his own former lawyer indicating that the U.S. military acted properly on the night of the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in Libya, the panel's Democrats said.

  • Written by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press