| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:15 PM
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.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:48 AM
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...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:51 AM
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.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:46 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:04 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:44 PM
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...
| Jul 1, 2014
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...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:14 PM
San Francisco's only community college and its 80,000 students won a victory this week when a private panel announced new rules that could allow the troubled institution to remain open.
The Novato-based Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:47 PM
A friend once told me about a horrendous experience she had as a teenager. She had liked a young man, a popular athlete, but when they were alone together he pushed her to the floor. Her head struck a table, and while she was dazed, he raped her. Years...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:30 AM
If President Barack Obama is calling 2014 his year of action, then this must be student loan summer. And the president has just checked one college-debt initiative off his to-do list.
In an effort to relieve some of the financial burden on borrowers...