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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Oviedo mom charged with murdering daughter set for competency hearing

    Oviedo mom charged with murdering daughter set for competency hearing
    SANFORD – Sujatha Guduru, the Oviedo mother who confessed to shooting her 17-year-old daughter then trying to kill herself, has been returned from a state mental hospital, and a judge on Thursday will decide whether she's mentally competent to stand...
  • Foundation helps scale up veterans programs

    Foundation helps scale up veterans programs
    When U.S. Marine Kelsey De Santis moved to South Florida two years ago, she was shocked that her new university had no resource center for military veterans. At Pasadena City College in California, veterans enjoyed a one-stop center with specialized...
  • Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement

    Records detail U. of I. sex-assault settlement
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign paid more than $77,000 to a student who accused campus officials of minimizing her sexual assault and harassment complaints even after photographs and a video of the incident were passed around a fraternity...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A word from NSU President and CEO George L. Hanbury

    When you choose to volunteer, you not only make a choice about the kind of community you want to live in, you impact lives on a very real and personal level. NSU is as committed to academic excellence, innovation, scholarship and research as we are to...