The release Thursday of a federal list of 55 colleges with open “sexual violence investigations” underscores that the twin problem of how to prevent and respond to sex assaults on campus has become a national question, touching schools from elite privates to large publics to small regional schools.Read full article >>
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights on Thursday released a list of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for possible Title IX violations over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.Read full article >>
Arthur H. Camins writes about the unintended consequences of many education reform policies. Camins is the director of the Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J. The ideas expressed in this article are his alone and do not represent Stevens Institute. His other writing can be found at www.arthurcamins.com. A version of this article was originally published February 2010, in the Gheens Institute for Innovation, Institute Insights.Read full article >>
There are still more than 2,000 spots open at D.C. charter schools for the 2014-2015 school year, but most of the available seats are in low-and mid-performing schools, according to data that the D.C. Public Charter School Board released Thursday.Read full article >>
When you read about the more than $1 trillion student loan debt in the United States, the word “crisis” invariably appears. But is it? Donald E. Heller, dean of the College of Education at Michigan State University, offers a different view of the common media portrayal of the issue.Read full article >>
A junior at Georgetown University, Justin Chapman leads a student group entrusted with a major task for the school in Northwest Washington: welcoming admitted students.
The university provides money and guidance. The Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program, a student organization with more than 600 volunteers, does the rest.Read full article >>