10 octobre 2017

Pulling Back on Title IX Enforcement

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Georgia’s state higher education board votes to pull the most serious investigations to the central office, a shift that angers many advocates for assault victims, who already believe the new policies are out of line with federal law. More...

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Windowpanes Without Messages

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Ohio State University no longer allows decorations in dormitory windows, prompting student ire and a First Amendment debate. More...

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Appeals Court: Teen Can’t Bring Title IX Suit Because She’s Not a Student

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A teenager who said she was sexually assaulted while visiting Culver-Stockton College doesn’t have the legal grounds to bring a Title IX lawsuit against the institution -- a federal court dismissed her suit, and a court of appeals won’t overturn that decision. More...

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U Maryland Band No Longer Playing Pro-Confederate Song

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-WolfUniversity of Maryland’s marching band will no longer play the state song, a pro-Confederate battle hymn that refers to the Union as “northern scum.” More...

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A Total Prohibition

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Ohio University rushed through a policy that bans all indoor protests, but vehement campus criticism may lead to changes. More...

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Is a Gun the Only Option?

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. After fatal shooting of a student, experts question why Georgia Tech doesn’t arm its officers with stun guns. More...

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Campus Roiled After Fatal Shooting

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. After a Georgia Tech officer fatally shot a student Saturday, the campus has erupted over law enforcement’s handling of the situation, with at least three arrested and a police cruiser set ablaze. More...

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Rutgers Escapes Relatively Unscathed

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. University receives relatively mild punishment from NCAA,  even though the former head football coach pressured faculty member to raise a player's grade and didn't act when players tested positive for drugs. More...

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Wheaton Gives Community Service to Players Facing Felony Charges

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Wheaton College, in Illinois, punished five football players by assigning them to write essays and complete community service for their role in a 2016 hazing episode. They also now face felony charges. More...

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The rich-poor divide on America’s college campuses is getting wider, fast

The rich-poor divide on America’s college campuses is getting wider, fast
Jon Marcus, Holly K. Hacker, The Hechinger Report, 2015/12/25
This same trend is reflected, albeit to a lesser degree, in other countries. And in the United States, as this article shows, the higher education system is set up to benefit the wealthy and give them multiple advantages over the poor. More...

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