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In one of the most severe penalties ever assessed to a university for violations of a federal campus-crime law, the U.S. Department of Education has fined Yale University $165,000 for failing to disclose four forcible sex offenses that occurred on its campus more than a decade ago. In a letter s...
May 17, 2013 / Chronicle of Higher EducationShare
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The school received the maximum fine for "very serious and numerous" Clery Act violations.
May 17, 2013 / U.S. News & World ReportShare
When tests distract from main goals of New Jersey students' education on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 3:16pm DURING the first three weeks in May, hundreds of thousands of New Jersey students in Grades 3 to 8 are taking the NJASK — New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge — standardized test. All ...
May 16, 2013 / District AdministrationShare
May 16, 2013 / EdutopiaShare
The publisher took offense to being included on a popular list of predatory open-access journals and publishers.
May 16, 2013 / Chronicle of Higher EducationShare
The amount is twice what was originally promised for the city's Arts Education Plan.
May 16, 2013 / Chicago TribuneShare
Former deputy undersecretary Robert Shireman allegedly shared information about new regulations on for-profit colleges.
May 16, 2013 / The Wall Street JournalShare
The GED no longer has a lock on the market for tests that serve as the equivalent of a high school degree. Three states have switched to new competitors from Educational Testing Service (ETS) and McGraw-Hill -- and many more are mulling a change. The brewing battle between testing firms has its ...
May 16, 2013 / InsideHigherEdShare
Charles W. Steger, whose legacy as Virginia Tech's president will be forever linked to the mass shootings there in 2007, announced on Tuesday that he planned to retire. Mr. Steger was thrust into the national spotlight on April 16, 2007, when Seung-Hui Cho, a Virginia Tech student, killed 32 peo...
May 15, 2013 / Chronicle of Higher EducationShare