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  • 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...
  • Jameis Winston will cooperate with FSU's Title IX investigation, attorney says

    Jameis Winston will cooperate with FSU's Title IX investigation, attorney says
    TALLAHASSEE -- Jameis Winston will cooperate with FSU in the school’s Title IX investigation, according to his attorney. David Cornwell, a lawyer advising the Winston family, posted the following update on his personal Twitter account Tuesday...
  • 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...
  • Financing a grad school education

    Financing a grad school education
    Americans with advanced degrees are more likely to be higher earners than those with bachelor's degrees or less education, and less likely to be jobless, according to representatives from student loan giant Sallie Mae. In December, the unemployment...
  • New guidelines to battle sexual assault at colleges

    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...
  • 55 colleges under federal investigation over sexual assault cases

    55 colleges under federal investigation over sexual assault cases
    The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday released a list of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. The unprecedented naming of...
  • Looking Out: Baltimore author to discuss 'Gay Mafia' at Pratt event

    Looking Out: Baltimore author to discuss 'Gay Mafia' at Pratt event
    In New York City in the 1930s, '40s and '50s, when city laws made it illegal to serve gay patrons or hire gay employees, it took a lot of money and clout for a gay establishment to stay ahead of the vice police and remain open. The city's entrenched...
  • Hopkins under fire over not disclosing alleged rape

    Hopkins under fire over not disclosing alleged rape
    The Johns Hopkins University has come under fire for not disclosing to the campus an alleged rape at a fraternity house, leading a group of students to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education and others to stage a protest Friday. Amid the...
  • Real education reform isn't about tests

    I agree that the Obama administration hasn't done a particularly good job of setting education policy, but please don't blame lawmakers for leaving No Child Left Behind on the books. With no valid education policy coming from the White House, where...
  • L.A. Unified suspension rates fall but some question figures' accuracy

    L.A. Unified suspension rates fall but some question figures' accuracy
    In the heart of Watts, where violence in nearby housing projects can spill over onto campuses, two of the city's toughest middle schools have long dealt with fights, drugs and even weapons. Administrators typically have handled these problems by...
  • Regulating sex on campus

    The Times is right to question legislative attempts to micromanage sex on campus, like California's SB 967, which would "tell young people what steps they must take in the privacy of their own dorm rooms" by requiring "affirmative consent." ("Sex and...