- Report: Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensions Updated: Apr-26-16 6:03 am
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan is investigating why the Detroit Public Schools district received up to $30 million in U.S. Department of Education reimbursements for some employee pensions but didn't send the money to a state pension fund.
- Berkeley Springs High School wins environmental honor Updated: Apr-26-16 1:06 am
BERKELEY SPRINGS, West Virginia - Berkeley Springs High School has been singled out for its environmentally friendly practices.
- Georgia lawmaker targets guidelines on campus sexual assault Updated: Apr-22-16 5:17 pm
ATLANTA - A Georgia state lawmaker and his wife have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and its Office for Civil Rights, alleging that it is trying to "micromanage student sex lives" with its regulations on how colleges and universities should handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment.
- Oklahoma City schools act on discipline of black students Updated: Apr-20-16 7:30 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City Public Schools will better monitor disciplinary actions, invest in training and take other measures to correct the disproportionate discipline of black students.
- Lawsuits: Kansas State ignores off-campus fraternity rapes Updated: Apr-20-16 6:23 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Two female students allege that Kansas State University has refused to investigate their rapes and other sex assaults at off-campus fraternity houses, according to federal lawsuits filed Wednesday.
- US Education officials stand by grant cuts to Jewish college Updated: Apr-20-16 3:07 pm
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Michigan - Federal officials have affirmed a ruling that cut Pell grants to a Jewish college in suburban Detroit after finding that almost 2,000 students lived full-time in Israel and weren't taking classes through the school.
- Federal authorities to begin on-campus probe of Iowa sports Updated: Apr-11-16 6:47 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A team of investigators this week begins an on-campus civil rights investigation into allegations that the University of Iowa athletics department doesn't provide equal opportunities for female athletes.
- Lawyer: IUPUI student labeled 'terrorist' over activism Updated: Apr-09-16 11:55 am
INDIANAPOLIS - A lawyer for a Muslim student at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis says his client was targeted with derogatory flyers calling her a "terrorist" for her activism in support of Palestine.
- Biden urges CU students to change culture of sexual violence Updated: Apr-08-16 7:49 pm
BOULDER, Colorado - Vice President Joe Biden says men should not be afraid to socially ostracize those who abuse women.
- UNC president: Transgender law could hurt schools Updated: Apr-08-16 5:52 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A new state law blocking anti-discrimination policies that would protect the LGBT community could turn away promising faculty and students, University of North Carolina President Margaret Spellings said Friday, a day after issuing a memo to campus chancellors saying the schools would comply with the law.
- Michigan school district in transgender discrimination probe Updated: Apr-07-16 9:00 am
TEMPERENCE, Michigan - The U.S. Department of Education says a school district in southeastern Michigan is under federal investigation for possible discrimination against transgender students.
- US Education Department to investigate Pinellas schools Updated: Apr-05-16 4:14 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - The U.S. Department of Education says it is launching a civil rights investigation into whether the Pinellas County School District is systematically discriminating against black children.