- Transgender child can pick restroom at South Carolina school Updated: Jun-22-16 12:39 pm
SUMMERVILLE, South Carolina - The U.S. Department of Education says a South Carolina school district has agreed to let a transgender elementary school student use the restroom with which she identifies.
- Federal data shows chromic absenteeism for Missouri students Updated: Jun-21-16 5:28 pm
ST. LOUIS - Education officials say Missouri schools experience widespread chronic absenteeism with more than 40,000 students in the St. Louis region and nine area counties who have missed 15 or more days of school during the 2013-14 school year.
- Some charter schools close in wake of Ohio reform law Updated: Jun-20-16 3:58 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown on Monday asked federal regulators to examine how Ohio charter schools that received money through a grant program stack up against their counterparts in other states before giving the state any more money.
- The Latest: Senator asks for federal charter school review Updated: Jun-20-16 2:59 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Latest on scrutiny of Ohio's charter school system (all times local):
- Oklahoma school's appeal of $1M student aid repayment denied Updated: Jun-16-16 2:23 pm
WILBURTON, Oklahoma - The president of an Oklahoma college ordered to repay more than $1 million in federal student loans says he has exhausted all avenues to get the amount reduced.
- The Latest: Feds propose shutting down college accreditor Updated: Jun-15-16 6:01 pm
BOSTON - The Latest on the U.S. Education Department's recommendation to terminate the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (all times local):
- Florida State close to new policy on sexual assault Updated: Jun-10-16 6:42 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida State University has almost completed a more detailed policy on sexual conduct and sexual harassment while coming into compliance with federal Title IX standards.
- State seeks waiver for standardized testing failure Updated: Jun-10-16 9:32 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska education officials are looking to escape federal penalties for failing to meet standardized testing requirements after cancelling statewide student assessments in April due to technical disruptions.
- US agency concludes inquiry into sex assaults at Occidental Updated: Jun-09-16 8:31 pm
LOS ANGELES - The U.S. Department of Education reached an agreement with Occidental College Thursday after finding the Los Angeles school didn't respond promptly to several sexual assault cases in the 2012-2013 academic year.
- University of Michigan stalled on providing sex assault data Updated: Jun-05-16 2:36 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The University of Michigan has repeatedly requested delays in turning over thousands of documents sought by federal investigators looking into sexual assault complaints on campus, emails obtained by the Detroit Free Press show.
- St. Catharine College in Kentucky closing at end of July Updated: Jun-01-16 6:59 pm
Financially strapped St. Catharine College has decided to shut down, blaming a dispute over federal education funding for its "unsurmountable" challenges posed by shrinking enrollment and debt.
- Students accused in campus sex assaults target federal rules Updated: May-28-16 1:27 pm
ATLANTA - As colleges face increasing pressure to aggressively investigate reports of sex assaults, some critics say the rights of the accused are being trampled. Now they want federal guidance on the issue to be tossed out.
- The Latest: US says it's aware of Baylor announcement Updated: May-26-16 7:29 pm
WACO, Texas - The Latest on Baylor University's demotion of its president and firing of its football coach amid criticism of the school's handling of sexual assault complaints involving players (all times local):
- Valparaiso woman gets $200K for sexual harassment at Purdue Updated: May-26-16 6:09 pm
VALPARAISO, Indiana - Attorneys for a Valparaiso woman say Purdue University has paid her a $200,000 settlement after she alleged she was sexually harassed by two professors while serving as a graduate student and teaching assistant.