Black Colleges Swept Up in For-Profit Crackdown Find Relief From DeVoshttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/12/us/politics/black-colleges-borrower-defense-devos.html
The United Negro College Fund has been among the most vocal critics of Obama-era student borrower protections, saying they threaten the viability of its 37 member institutions.
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 02:32:37 GMT
Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials Sayhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/11/us/texas-special-education.html
A state “target” meant to limit the number of students receiving special education services violated federal law, regulators said in a letter ordering the state to make amends.
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:32:22 GMT
On Campus: No College Kid Needs a Water Park to Studyhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/09/opinion/trustees-tuition-lazy-rivers.html
Trustees must rein in frivolous spending at public universities.
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 17:19:43 GMT
‘Beauty Myth’ Writer Says Yale Blocked Harassment Claimhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/16/nyregion/naomi-wolf-harold-bloom-harassment-yale.html
Naomi Wolf sought to file a complaint with the university against the famed literary critic Harold Bloom, who she says groped her while she was a student in 1983.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 02:53:13 GMT
Up Next: A Rap Video for a Biology Class Was His Demo Reelhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/19/style/julien-turner-filmmaker-lil-uzi-vert.html
Julien Turner, 20, is a budding filmmaker at Morehouse College, where he’s also a linebacker on the football team.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:00:14 GMT
An Advocate for Israel Draws Fire as He Nears Confirmation to Civil Rights Posthttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/18/us/politics/kenneth-marcus-civil-rights-israel-bds.html
Kenneth Marcus’s potential return to the Education Department has drawn criticism from civil rights groups that see his narrow focus on Israel as blinding him to other matters of bias.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:15:18 GMT
On Campus: It’s Hard to Study if You’re Hungryhttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/14/opinion/hunger-college-food-insecurity.html
Half of all college students struggle with food insecurity, which is closely linked to lower graduation rates.
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:32:38 GMT