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U.S. Department of Education

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  • Downey Unified School District settles transgender discrimination claim

    A California school district settled a claim Tuesday with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights that alleged officials discriminated against a transgender elementary school student. The Downey Unified School District agreed, among...
  • Literary Joy In Peninsula Pages

    Literary Joy In Peninsula Pages
    The love of books and reading — my guess is that's what brought you to this page. I also guess you enjoy a story, real or fiction, that will entertain, enlighten or enrich your life in some way. I do too. Books are important to me. Reading is...
  • FSU coach Jimbo Fisher doesn't expect Jameis Winston suspension

    TALLAHASSEE — Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher doesn't think the results of a school code of conduct hearing on sexual assault allegations against quarterback Jameis Winston will result in expulsion or suspension for the sophomore Heisman...
  • Attorney for Jameis Winston accuser says FSU letter to supporters filled with errors

    Attorney for Jameis Winston accuser says FSU letter to supporters filled with errors
    An attorney for Jameis Winston's accuser says FSU's letter defending its review of the sexual assault allegation is filled with errors. John Clune, a Title IX attorney representing the woman who accused Winston of rape, has long argued Florida State...
  • Jameis Winston reportedly set to face FSU sexual assault conduct hearing

    Jameis Winston reportedly set to face FSU sexual assault conduct hearing
    FSU officials reportedly informed star quarterback Jameis Winston Friday night he may be charged with as many as four university code of conduct violations in connection with an alleged sexual assault in December 2012, according to ESPN.com. In a letter...
  • Text of FSU's Jameis Winston letter sent to Seminoles supporters

    Text of FSU's Jameis Winston letter sent to Seminoles supporters
    The following is the full text of a letter FSU sent to supporters outlining its response to a sexual allegation made against star quarterback Jameis Winston: An open letter to the Florida State University community: In the face of misinformation in the...
  • Retired justice reportedly could supervise Jameis Winston sexual assault hearing

    Retired justice reportedly could supervise Jameis Winston sexual assault hearing
    Jameis Winston's sexual assault code of conduct hearing could be supervised by a retired state Supreme Court justice, according to the Tallahassee Democrat. Mary Coburn, Florida State University's vice president of student affairs, told the newspaper...
  • Mavericks in Education: Failing to make the grade

    Mavericks in Education: Failing to make the grade
    Mavericks in Education Florida launched a network of charter schools more than five years ago, drumming up publicity with prominent pitchmen and pledging to turn dropouts into graduates. But more than a thousand pages of public records obtained by the...
  • Report: Jameis Winston informed of disciplinary hearing

    Report: Jameis Winston informed of disciplinary hearing
    Florida State notified quarterback Jameis Winston in a letter Friday that he will face a disciplinary hearing conducted by a third party on a sexual assault charge in December 2012 by a female student at the university. The Heisman Trophy winner and his...
  • $13 million awarded to California charter schools

    $13 million awarded to California charter schools
    The U.S. Department of Education said Friday that it awarded about $13 million to three charter school networks in California to help them expand. The department awarded 27 new grants in 12 states totaling $39.7 million distributed under the Charter...
  • Keppel principal secures $2M arts education grant

    Keppel principal secures $2M arts education grant
    Glendale Unified was recently awarded $2 million to spend through 2018 on arts education at Mark Keppel Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School and its next door neighbor, Toll Middle School. Keppel Principal Lise Sondergaard wrote the grant last spring...