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Single-Sex Classes a Success at Memphis Public High School

Students at a Memphis public high school are performing better in boys-only and girls-only classes, the principal says. Booker T. Washington High School set up single-sex classes a decade ago and has no plans to reverse course. “What we know from research is that girls will take more chances when…

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Trump Administration Rolls Back Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

The Trump administration says it will broaden the scope of an opt-out provision in the Affordable Health Care Act, allowing nonprofits and publicly traded companies to stop offering birth control coverage in the insurance they provide their employees. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued the new set…

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Report: Pitino Received 98 Percent of Louisville’s Adidas Money

Suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino received 98 percent of the money from the university’s current contract with Adidas, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported Thursday. According to the newspaper, Pitino got $1.5 million of the money as part of his personal services agreement with the shoe and apparel firm, with the…

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Travel Ban Fight Set for 2018 Redux

The fight over the legality of President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban consumed much of 2017. Get ready for a repeat in 2018. The federal government and plaintiffs who challenged the president’s executive order weighed in Thursday on the question of whether the case before the Supreme Court is now…

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