- Feds open broad bias probe into Iowa athletics Updated: Feb-12-16 2:51 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The University of Iowa is facing a wide-ranging federal civil rights investigation into allegations that its athletics department does not provide equal opportunities for female athletes, correspondence obtained by The Associated Press shows.
- Ohio submits new figures on state's failing charter schools Updated: Feb-09-16 12:52 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's new superintendent submitted significantly less rosy charter school performance data to federal regulators deciding whether to release a $71 million charter school grant awarded to the state.
- Education Department investigating Spokane schools Updated: Feb-04-16 11:09 am
SPOKANE, Washington - The U.S. Department of Education is investigating how Spokane Public Schools handles special education after the former director of that program filed a federal civil rights complaint.
- Kathryn Dunlap named deputy Oklahoma schools superintendent Updated: Jan-24-16 2:25 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Kathryn Dunlap has been named deputy superintendent of assessment and accountability at the Oklahoma Department of Education.
- University of Maine at Augusta gets low-income student help Updated: Jan-24-16 8:37 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's U.S. senators say the federal government is awarding nearly $400,000 to the University of Maine at Augusta with a goal of helping low-income students.
- School district agrees to address civil rights concerns Updated: Jan-22-16 4:17 am
TOLEDO, Ohio - An agreement between a northwestern Ohio school district and a federal education agency outlines how the district will address questions about the treatment of minority students.
- Judge: Ohio State band ex-leader can't question 2 witnesses Updated: Jan-20-16 5:54 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A judge is blocking fired Ohio State band director Jonathan Waters from questioning the university's athletic director and a lawyer with the U.S. Department of Education's civil-rights office.