08/05/14 10:30 AM
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The NCAA has reached a preliminary settlement in a multidistrict litigation class action lawsuit involving former college athletes and head-injury policies. Pursuant to the terms and conditions on the agreement, the NCAA agrees to pay $70 million, according to...
By Peter Jackson | 08/05/14 08:37 AM
A meeting Monday of top Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Tom Corbett produced little progress toward freeing a stalled tax bill that Philadelphia officials say is critical to opening the city's schools on time.
By Ashe Schow | 08/04/14 10:39 PM
Neither bill mentions any protections for the accused, and both bills appear to treat anyone who reports a sexual assault as an automatic victim â€" no matter whether the accusation holds true.
By Ashe Schow | 07/30/14 06:26 PM
The "Campus Safety and Accountability Act" may not do anything to actually combat sexual assaults and will most likely lead to more lawsuits over claims of due process violations and more men being convicted for politically correct purposes.
07/30/14 04:30 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Law school graduates sweated their way through the second and final day of their bar exams Wednesday, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the first day's answers from their...
07/30/14 04:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senators. Sens. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., led the effort, with lawmakers from both parties saying they have heard...
07/30/14 11:30 AM
CINCINNATI (AP) — Alumni of the country's oldest historically black private university are committing money and other support to help their alma mater's fight for survival amid the risk of accreditation loss and financial deficits and low enrollment. The alumni association of southwestern...
By Ron Arnold | 07/29/14 06:15 PM
With the immigration crisis, American politics is degenerating into a surreal drama of criminal hubris, strategic cunning and livid stupidity.
By Joan Lowy | 07/28/14 08:19 AM
University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.
By Paul Bedard | 07/25/14 11:52 AM
School cafeteria workers slapped as "offensive" the first lady's latest criticism that some school districts have given up and are just lazily serving junk food.
By David Harsanyi | 07/25/14 11:44 AM
A teacher in South Dakota with a bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience earns $33,600 per year, which is less than the average auto repair worker.
By Sean Higgins | 07/24/14 02:57 PM
In an impressive display of "we don't care how this looks," the Florida Education Association has sued the Sunshine State to prevent students from receiving more state-managed, privately-funded scholarships, including a new scholarship program for disabled students.
By Walter Williams | 07/21/14 03:38 PM
Earlier this month, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act was celebrated.
By Associated Press | 07/20/14 01:55 PM
Since 2011, Pennsylvania Democrats have pointed to the budget-balancing cuts in education aid that GOP Gov. Tom Corbett signed six months into office. And there's evidence voters are listening: A recent independent voter poll found that the single biggest factor behind voter disapproval of...
By Paul Bedard | 07/16/14 10:33 AM
Prominent African American celebrities are urging governments to adopt school choice to give kids stuck in poor inner city schools a chance at the fame and fortune they have had.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/28/14
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