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By Jeffrey Brown
On this edition for Sunday, Jan 7, fallout from the Michael Wolff’s controversial book on the Trump presidency, and campuses address racial inequality. Also, the marijuana industry braces for new federal guidelines. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
By PBS NewsHour
Senators have proposed bipartisan legislation with steeper penalties for educational institutions that fail to investigate reports of sexual assault -- and some voices in higher ed are pushing back. Anne Neal of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni joins…
One in five female students has been affected by sexual assault, according to the White House. Now a bipartisan group of senators is calling for colleges and universities to take action. Gwen Ifill joins sponsors of the bill Sen. Claire…
Over 40 percent of colleges and universities represented in a national survey released by Sen. Claire McCaskill Tuesday have not conducted a single investigation into incidents of sexual assault in the last five years. That does not mean those campuses…
By Kyla Calvert Mason
The Obama administration ramped up pressure to confront sexual assault within American colleges amid mounting nationwide effort to hold colleges and universities accountable. Amherst College president Carolyn "Biddy" Martin, Andrea Pino of End Rape on Campus and Alison Kiss of…
Judy Woodruff talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal about two major cases before the Supreme Court. The first is a clash over free-speech rights of religious groups on college campuses and the second deals with text messages…
Following revelations that professors at Virginia Tech had recognized gunman Seung-Hui Cho as troubled long before his rampage Monday, officials and experts consider the role of universities in handling such cases.
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