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Tyler Kingkade

Tyler Kingkade is a national reporter for NBC News, based in Los Angeles.

Tyler Kingkade is a national reporter for NBC News, based in Los Angeles.

Latest from Tyler Kingkade

5d ago

Critical race theory battle invades school boards — with help from conservative groups

In towns nationwide, well-connected conservative activists, and Fox News, have ramped up the tension in fights over race and equity in schools.
19d ago

Teacher on leave after speaking out against pronoun policy for students

"I will not affirm that a biological boy can be a girl and vice versa because it's against my religion," Loudoun County, Virginia, teacher Byron "Tanner" Cross said.
19d ago

In wealthy Loudoun County, Virginia, parents face threats in battle over equity in schools

“This has made people afraid to speak up,” one mother said. “They’re afraid that what happens to us is going to happen to them."
36d ago

As vaccinations drop, outreach workers hit the streets to change minds

Volunteers across the country are responding to people's fears, coaxing the hesitant and removing obstacles for those who want to get vaccinated.

Biden will nominate Catherine Lhamon to lead Education Department's civil rights office

If confirmed, Lhamon will be in charge of issues including how schools address LGBTQ rights, sexual misconduct and racial harassment.
40d ago

They joined Black Lives Matter protests in Des Moines, Iowa. It changed their lives.

Activists described unexpectedly finding a calling. People who had never attended a City Council meeting are now running for a seat. But they’ve also faced consequences.
73d ago

Suicidal thoughts are increasing in young kids, experts say. It began before the pandemic.

"We need to open our eyes to the fact that this is going on," said one psychiatry professor, who found many parents do not know when their children are in crisis.
75d ago

Biden administration announces next steps in overhauling Title IX campus sexual assault rules

The government is planning multiple opportunities for the public to weigh in on how schools should respond when a student reports sexual misconduct.
97d ago

Activists increase pressure on Biden to scrap Betsy DeVos' Title IX rules

A new report lays out the hardships students say they faced after reporting sexual assaults to their schools.
102d ago

Circle of Hope Girls' Ranch owners charged with abuse after women spoke out on TikTok

The Missouri AG said this was “one of the most widespread cases of sexual, physical and mental abuse patterns against young girls and women in Missouri history.”
104d ago

Iowa reporter goes to trial over arrest during Black Lives Matter protest

Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri stands accused of two misdemeanors in a case widely criticized by advocates for press freedom.