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Nation Aug 30Trump administration backs Asian-Americans in Harvard case
The Justice Department said in a court filing that Harvard has failed to demonstrate that it does not discriminate on the basis of race.
Nation Aug 10DeVos proposes rollback of for-profit college rule
DeVos' proposal represents the Education Department's second planned rollback of a major Obama-era rule in a matter of weeks.
Education Mar 14U.S. students stage school walkouts to protest gun violence
From Maine to Hawaii, students planned to walk out of school Wednesday to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month's massacre of 17 people at Florida's Marjory…
Nation Feb 16Florida shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant
Records show that the Stoneman Douglas JROTC program received $10,827 in non-cash assistance from the NRA's fundraising and charitable arm in 2016, when the suspected shooter behind Wednesday's attack was on the squad.
Politics Feb 01Report says racist messages are appearing on college campuses in surging numbers
White supremacist groups have targeted college campuses in surging numbers since President Donald Trump's election, emboldened by political and racial tensions over immigration and other issues, according to a group that monitors extremism and bigotry.
Education Dec 01Colleges review honors amid sexual misconduct allegations
The wave of sexual allegations from Hollywood to Washington has left many U.S. colleges weighing whether to revoke honorary degrees and other accolades.
Education Apr 08Debate over in-state tuition for students in U.S. illegally
Twenty states already offer cheaper in-state college tuition to students who are in the United States illegally.
Education Mar 30Feds pull FAFSA tool after potential data breach
Families applying for federal student aid are facing extra hurdles this year after a potential data breach led federal officials to remove an online tool that smoothed the process.
Nation Oct 08Schools warn of ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam targeting parents
Schools across the U.S. are warning about a scam to convince parents that their children have been kidnapped — even though they haven't — and to collect ransom money.
Health Aug 11Scientists say fetal tissue remains essential for vaccines and developing treatments
BOSTON — The furor on Capitol Hill over Planned Parenthood has stoked a debate about the use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research, but U.S. scientists have been using such cells for decades to develop vaccines and seek…