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U.S. Department of Education

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  • Severna Park school showcases environmental efforts

    Severna Park school showcases environmental efforts
    State and federal officials visited Folger McKinsey Elementary School in Severna Park this week to review the school's efforts to teach students about the environment — and reduce its own environmental impact. Folger McKinsey was recognized as a...
  • Gators do the right thing but don't deserve high-fives

    It took only minutes for the congratulations to start rolling in after the University of Florida suspended Treon Harris from the football team Monday. "Why does UF have to be classy and suspend our breakout star quarterback for investigation of female...
  • Attorney confident suspended Gator Treon Harris won't be charged with sexual assault

    GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida football team's hero from Saturday's victory at Tennessee has been suspended following allegations he sexually assaulted a female student on campus early Sunday morning. UF announced Monday that freshman...
  • Give Florida kudos for quick suspension in Treon Harris sexual assault case

    Give Florida kudos for quick suspension in Treon Harris sexual assault case
    Maybe Treon Harris is innocent of sexual assault. Maybe he is guilty. It’s not a good idea to rush to judgment in either scenario, but this much is true: Why does this keep happening? Harris is now the second quarterback at a prominent state...
  • Attorneys for Jameis Winston, accuser allege each side tried to buy silence

    Attorneys for Jameis Winston, accuser allege each side tried to buy silence
    TALLAHASSEE — Jameis Winston and a former Florida State student who accused him of rape are the subject of a protracted investigations that took another sharp turn Wednesday. Attorneys representing Winston and the woman traded barbs, accusing each...
  • Nazareth Area Middle School named National Blue Ribbon School

    Nazareth Area Middle School named National Blue Ribbon School
    Nazareth Area Middle School, which in the past was rapped by the state for poor performance, has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education. The school is among 337 schools nationwide — 287 public and 50...
  • How often are teachers absent?

    How often are teachers absent?
    When a child misses school, there's an empty desk. But when a teacher is absent, a substitute often takes over, and students can struggle. Yet teacher attendance "has received relatively little attention," according to a recent study by the Washington,...
  • Another whistle-blower is shown the door

    Another whistle-blower is shown the door
    The purpose of some lawsuits is to get recompense for an injured party. Others seek to make changes to big bureaucratic systems to make their operations more fair. A lawsuit filed against the Lake County School District by a whistle-blower last week...
  • JHU failed to notify students of sexual assault

    JHU failed to notify students of sexual assault
    An internal investigation found that the Johns Hopkins University failed to alert students, faculty and staff to what it called "a sexual assault" at a fraternity house in March 2013, the school's president said Wednesday in a letter to campus. In the...
  • Lehigh University enters into agreement in civil rights complaint

    Lehigh University officials said Friday they have resolved a graduate's civil rights complaint alleging the school mishandled race-related incidents. The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights had "no finding" of any violation by the...
  • Jameis Winston's attorney reportedly informs FSU rape accuser sought money to stay silent

    Jameis Winston's attorney reportedly informs FSU rape accuser sought money to stay silent
    Jameis Winston’s attorney is accusing a former FSU student’s lawyer of demanding money to stay silent about a rape allegation against the Heisman Trophy winner, according to a letter obtained by the Orlando Sentinel.  An attorney...