| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:16 PM
President Obama vowed Wednesday to combat sexual assault on college campuses, telling the estimated one in five women who are raped in college, “I have your back.”
Flanked by senior members of his cabinet at a White House news conference,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Responding to complaints that universities have fallen short in policing sexual assaults on their campuses, the White House announced a series of measures Tuesday intended to pressure college officials to step up efforts.
The Obama administration...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:55 PM
A California congresswoman has announced plans to introduce federal legislation to toughen laws against what she called an epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses.
In an appearance at UC Berkeley last week, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough)...
| Apr 6, 2014
Janice Peete-Bey didn't stay long at the Baltimore trade school where she enrolled 25 years ago, leaving after the class seemed useless. But the student loan debt from her noneducation haunts her to this day.
Her wages have been garnished, her tax...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Occidental College has reached a confidential agreement with a group of students who said they were sexually harassed by the school's athletic trainer.
John Sweet had worked at the liberal arts campus in Eagle Rock for 37 years. In a federal complaint...
| Apr 6, 2014
This weekend's Final Four is more old school than a two-handed set shot. Past champions, power conferences, oversized budgets. Kentucky, Wisconsin, Florida, Connecticut.
This was not preordained. Wichita State was absolutely Kentucky's equal, and the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The Los Angeles Unified School District will receive $7 million in federal grant funding to expand career programs at three high schools in the fields of healthcare, technology and business and finance, the district announced Monday.
L.A. Unified was...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:23 PM
The principal of a celebrated Baltimore high school has pleaded guilty to defrauding the federal government of nearly $2 million he received in a previous job to feed disadvantaged children, but used instead for other purposes, including leasing luxury...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Noble Network of Charter Schools has dropped a $5 fee charged to students hit with a detention, one of the most controversial aspects of its strict discipline policy.
Noble sent a letter to parents informing them of the change dated April 8, a day...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Theo Jones is set to graduate from Sojourner-Douglass College with a nursing degree in November, but instead of celebrating as he nears the finish line, he's left wondering if he should transfer to another school.
Sojourner-Douglass was ordered this...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:11 PM
The mayor’s top education advisor, Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana, is joining the Los Angeles Unified School District as a senior administrator.
The 55-year-old Melendez, a former Obama administration official, was talked about in recent times as...