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A federal agency on Wednesday sued ITT Educational Services, a major owner of for-profit colleges and trade schools, alleging predatory lending and other charges.
A student group at an Orthodox Jewish school extended an invitation to a Columbia professor to give his views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but the head of the school rescinded it.
David S. Yassky, who as taxi commissioner in the Bloomberg administration introduced the Taxi of Tomorrow concept, previously taught at the New York University Law School.
In this interdisciplinary lesson, we explore ways in which humanity is learning to cope with shortages or threats to water, a vital element of life. We also consider ways in which water enriches our life or helps define our interactions.
Do you agree with a recent Times article that says, though many believe that millennials are growing up in a colorblind society, “racial tensions are playing out in new ways among young adults”? Why or why not?
What examples does this writer use in the first few paragraphs to show that Jennifer Lawrence was “no ordinary starlet” even before she was famous?
The suit contends that the government should stop trying to collect on some loans since it was aware that a nationwide chain of beauty schools routinely falsified student eligibility.
An investigation into the handling of sexual abuse complaints has resumed at Bob Jones University after it was suspended in late January.
Mayor Bill de Blasio was trying to answer skeptics who questioned whether he could create enough prekindergarten seats to justify an income tax increase.
As these institutions play an indispensable role in helping low-income students, new regulations should look to improve the sector, not shrink it.
In this lesson, students will learn about the political and economic crisis consuming Ukraine, first by getting an overview of the basic facts and then by digging deeper in small research groups.
Federal regulators say online educational services for schools may use personally identifiable information they collect about students only for the purposes that the schools intended.
Students at the University of Michigan used Twitter to give voice in 140 characters or less to what racial tension feels like on campus.
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What effect do you think the arrest of Joaquín Guzmán Loera will have on drug trafficking and drug-related violence?