| Aug 17, 2014
No one gets convicted of campus rape at Florida's public universities, an analysis of records has found.
In 2012 and 2013, 55 rapes were reported to campus police departments, show records reviewed by the Orlando Sentinel. Arrests were made only in...
| Aug 11, 2014
The Broward County School District was recently awarded a 2014 Green Ribbon by the U.S. Department of Education. The district was this year's only Green Ribbon award recipient from Florida.
The award recognizes schools that follow a practice of...
| Aug 5, 2014
Bethlehem Area School District is hoping to win a $1.2 million grant in order to offer a scaled-down version of a discontinued after-school program.
The district plans to apply for a three-year, $400,000-per-year 21st Century Community Learning Center...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., a longtime Baltimore County educator who helped in the integration of county public schools in the 1950s, died Thursday of complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Harwood resident was 82.
| Sep 17, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Aiming to create a national model to combat sexual misconduct, the University of California unveiled recommendations Wednesday aimed at a more uniform, systemwide approach to preventing and responding to violence on campus.
In the first of two reports, a...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:12 PM
In a sweeping effort to combat sexual misconduct on campus, University of California officials unveiled a systemwide plan Wednesday, calling for mandatory training for all students, staff and faculty, improved support for victims and more thorough...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:06 AM
President Obama and other federal officials are scheduled to launch a campaign Friday aimed at encouraging more college students, especially men, to prevent sexual violence.
The effort will be known as "It's on Us" and will team with media companies,...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:20 PM
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Corinthian Colleges Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that the ailing Orange County for-profit college operator deceived tens of thousands of students and operated an "illegal predatory lending scheme."
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:50 PM
A year ago, the Las Americas Newcomer Middle School serving the low-income Gulfton neighborhood started the semester with 150 immigrant and refugee students. When the new school year began last month, enrollment skyrocketed to 325 students, most of them...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Like Supt. John Deasy and others in the Los Angeles Unified School District, I am concerned about the educational civil rights of the district's students. While the iPad-for-every-student controversy has gotten much media coverage lately, a long-term...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:26 PM
The Volusia County school district and two other Florida school systems violate federal anti-discrimination laws by running single-gender classrooms, the ACLU charged in complaints announced today.
The American Civil Liberties union filed complaints...