| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:55 PM
A California congresswoman has announced plans to introduce federal legislation to toughen laws against what she called an epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses.
In an appearance at UC Berkeley last week, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough)...
| May 17, 2014
| 1:51 PM
The Johns Hopkins University has suspended for a year the fraternity involved with a rape accusation for unrelated concerns and has ordered the members to leave their off-campus fraternity house.
The suspension was announced to the university community...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Education reform measures from the Common Core standards to teacher evaluations have come under increasing criticism this year as the plans have started rolling out in classrooms.
Just how difficult the reforms have been was clear at Thursday night's ...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Not too long ago, a woman who was sexually assaulted on campus might understandably have felt that her experience was, if not unique, at least uncommon. Colleges, worried about their reputations, often downplayed such incidents, sweeping rape...
| May 13, 2014
There's been a lot of press lately on the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Right's decision to release the names of 55 colleges and universities being investigated for possible violations of federal law in how they handled sexual violence...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:36 PM
A new study out of USC and the University of Pennsylvania finds that value-added measurements — a way of using student test scores to evaluate teacher performance — aren't a very good way of judging teacher quality. This isn't the first...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The University of Baltimore will offer free tuition to college students in their final semester if they can finish their degrees in four years, the school announced Tuesday.
The unusual break could boost the college's flagging graduation rates and...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:42 PM
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights reportedly is investigating whether Florida State University violated Title IX laws while handling Jameis Winston rape allegations.
USA Today reported federal officials are attempting to...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:16 PM
President Obama vowed Wednesday to combat sexual assault on college campuses, telling the estimated one in five women who are raped in college, “I have your back.”
Flanked by senior members of his cabinet at a White House news conference,...
| Mar 19, 2014
Maryland has faced several challenges in fulfilling its $250 million promise to overhaul the way it educates students and evaluates educators, the U.S. Department of Education reported Wednesday.
In a report on the state's progress in reaching goals...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Occidental College has reached a confidential agreement with a group of students who said they were sexually harassed by the school's athletic trainer.
John Sweet had worked at the liberal arts campus in Eagle Rock for 37 years. In a federal complaint...