The University of Maryland at College Park adopted a new sexual misconduct policy this month — with special procedures for investigation and discipline — after lengthy deliberations on fine points such as how to define sexual assault and what role attorneys should play.Read full article >>
When meningitis outbreaks sickened students at Princeton and at the University of California at Santa Barbara last year, the schools had to seek special permission to vaccinate their students, using a vaccine that was not yet approved for use in the United States.Read full article >>
Lawyers representing Fairfax County public schools filed motions to dismiss and split up a federal lawsuit against the school system and a principal who teachers allege discriminated against them based on religious affiliation, gender and race.Read full article >>
The College Board is investigating allegations of cheating on the SAT given Oct. 11, 2014, in Korea and China, and has withheld scores for students in those countries.Read full article >>
The Learning Network: Teaching About Children’s Rights Through the Work of Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi
Prince George’s County Schools Chief Executive Officer Kevin M. Maxwell was named the 2014 Educator of the Year by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for his work in promoting environmental education in Maryland.Read full article >>
Thinking About Online Learning? Spring 2015 Registration is Now Open
Through the Ashbrook Center you can take classes for personal enrichment, teacher certification, for transfer to another degree program, or to experience our own MA program first-hand before you enroll. With multiple courses to choose from in two eight-week sessions each semester, you are sure to find courses that meet your needs.
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