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  • New rules could keep San Francisco community college open

    New rules could keep San Francisco community college open
    The battle to save San Francisco’s community college may finally be resolved as a private panel on Wednesday announced new rules that could allow the troubled institution to retain accreditation. Under the proposed policy, the City College of...
  • FSU responds to New York Times report questioning Jameis Winston rape investigation

    FSU responds to New York Times report questioning Jameis Winston rape investigation
    FSU released the following response to a New York Times article questioning the university's response to the Jameis Winston sexual assault investigation and rape cases reported by its students: RESPONSE TO TODAY'S NYT STORY The university expresses...
  • FSU faces Title IX investigation over its handling of Jameis Winston rape allegation

    FSU faces Title IX investigation over its handling of Jameis Winston rape allegation
    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...
  • Bianchi: Why was Jameis Winston suspiciously MIA from teammates' hearing?

    Bianchi: Why was Jameis Winston suspiciously MIA from teammates' hearing?
    The way the Tallahassee Police Department and Florida State University have handled the Jameis Winston sexual assault investigation keeps getting more and more suspicious. The latest embarrassment came Tuesday when two of Winston's teammates -- Chris...
  • Scott signs bill to boost single-gender classes; ACLU files complaint against Hillsborough schools for its gender-specific program

    Scott signs bill to boost single-gender classes; ACLU files complaint against Hillsborough schools for its gender-specific program
    Gov. Rick Scott yesterday signed a bill meant to increase single-gender education in Florida. The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a federal civil rights complaint against the Hillsborough County school district, arguing its existing single-...
  • Casting doubt on linking teacher evaluations to test scores

    Casting doubt on linking teacher evaluations to test scores
    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...
  • College administrators learning to be sexual misconduct detectives

    College administrators learning to be sexual misconduct detectives
    Butte College administrator Al Renville was never trained as a police investigator, but that's close to the job he found himself in when two students had a sexual encounter off campus that led one to file a complaint with the school. Renville said his...
  • Grasmick, education experts discuss common core, charter schools

    Grasmick, education experts discuss common core, charter schools
    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 ...
  • Time to get serious about sexual assault on campuses

    If there were a medal of valor for members of Congress, Sens. Claire McCaskill and Kirsten Gillibrand would deserve it for their success in reforming the U.S. military. Thanks largely to their efforts, the armed services must radically change the way they...
  • JHU suspends frat involved in rape accusation for unrelated concerns

    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...
  • Education coalition: Turnaround vote invalid because of conflicts of interest

    Education coalition: Turnaround vote invalid because of conflicts of interest
    An education coalition will hold a news conference this morning to press its case that a Chicago Board of Education vote last month to "turn around" three schools was invalid because of conflicts of interest board members have with the politically...