U.S. Education Department

Latest U.S. Education Department Items
  • Tufts, US settle sexual assaults policy dispute

    Tufts University has settled a dispute with the U.S. Education Department over compliance with sexual assault policy.


  • Correction: Schools-Immigrant Enrollment story

    In a story May 8, The Associated Press, relying on information from the U.S. Education Department, incorrectly reported two District of Columbia charter schools were being investigated for possible violations under a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that children brought to the United States illegally are guaranteed the right to a public education. The Education Department said Friday that both the complaints had been resolved.


  • 55 colleges face federal sex assault investigation

    Some of the 55 colleges and universities facing federal investigation for their handling of sexual abuse allegations say they're cooperating with the U.S. Education Department, though few are offering details about what information the agency is seeking.


  • ASU among schools in US federal sex assault probe

    Arizona State University is among the schools facing a Title IX investigation over the handling of sexual abuse complaints, the U.S. Education Department said Thursday.


  • UH Manoa among 55 facing sex abuse investigations

    The University of Hawaii's flagship Manoa campus is included in a list of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for possible violations over handling of sex abuse complaints.


  • WSU, Idaho among schools in sex abuse inquiry

    Washington State University and the University of Idaho are among 55 colleges facing a Title IX investigation over their handling of sexual abuse complaints, the U.S. Education Department said Thursday.


  • Audit questions agency management under Cindy Hill

    An independent audit found questionable management practices in the Wyoming Education Department when it was under the control of Superintendent Cindy Hill. But the audit left it up to state attorneys to determine if any laws were broken.


  • Chart: Sex imbalance: Women are surpassing men in earning college degrees

    ALLEN: Big man shortage on campus

    It's well-known that there's a severe gender imbalance in undergraduate college populations: About 57 percent of undergrads these days are female and just 43 percent male, the culmination of a trend in which significantly fewer young men than young women either graduate from high school or enroll in college.


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