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  • University of Baltimore to offer free final semester

    University of Baltimore to offer free final semester
    The University of Baltimore will offer free tuition to college students in their final semester if they can finish their degrees in four years, the school announced Tuesday. The unusual break could boost the college's flagging graduation rates and...
  • U.S. Department of Education criticizes Md.'s Race to the Top progress

    U.S. Department of Education criticizes Md.'s Race to the Top progress
    Maryland has faced several challenges in fulfilling its $250 million promise to overhaul the way it educates students and evaluates educators, the U.S. Department of Education reported Wednesday. In a report on the state's progress in reaching goals...
  • Quarter of UC population had bad experiences on campus, survey finds

    Quarter of UC population had bad experiences on campus, survey finds
    SAN FRANCISCO — About a quarter of UC students, faculty and staff reported that they had experienced some exclusionary, intimidating or offensive situations on campus and 9% said that had interfered with their abilities to study or work, according...
  • Sexual assault investigation policy revised at UC

    Sexual assault investigation policy revised at UC
    Moving to strengthen its sexual assault policies, the University of California announced new guidelines Friday that require administrators to report more types of violence and harassment and provide more support and protection for victims. The changes...
  • Feds to investigate Michigan over handling of rape allegations

    The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights has launched an investigation how the University of Michigan handled rape allegations against a former football player. The department notified former Michigan professor Douglas Smith of the...
  • Corinthian, Department of Education reach deal; campuses to be sold

    A troubled for-profit college corporation based in Orange County has reached a temporary agreement with the U.S. Department of Education that will allow access to $16 million in federal student aid, enough to keep the company afloat. The agreement...
  • Corinthian Colleges' deal with U.S. may result in sold campuses

    Corinthian Colleges Inc., the troubled Orange County for-profit college corporation, has cut a deal with the federal government that's likely to force the sale of many schools and the closure of others. The agreement keeps the doors open for now at more...
  • California AG, U.S. senators want curbs on enrollment at troubled Corinthian Colleges

    A dozen U.S. senators asked the federal government to halt new student enrollments at an ailing Santa Ana chain of more than 90 for-profit colleges accused of misleading prospective students. Calling Corinthian Colleges Inc. “one of the worst...
  • Audit criticizes panel for move to revoke S.F. college's accreditation

    In a blistering critique, state auditors Thursday faulted the decision by a private panel to revoke the accreditation of San Francisco's only community college and found that the overall authorization process is weak. The audit said the Accrediting...
  • Maryland education leaders pledge collaboration to improve evaluation system

    Maryland education leaders pledge collaboration to improve evaluation system
    The state's major education players — from school boards to teachers unions and superintendents — signed a pledge Friday to work together to fine-tune a new teacher evaluation system put in place this school year. The action taken at the...
  • New AD Marshall follows his 'passion' to Hampton University

    New AD Marshall follows his 'passion' to Hampton University
    HAMPTON — Eugene Marshall Jr. took the plunge 30 years ago. Farewell IBM and potential long-term security and stock options. Hello college sports administration and thankless hours and inevitable job change. He's never looked back, and Monday...