U.S. Department of Education
John King Jr. will step down at the end of the year as the New York state education commissioner, for a post in the Obama administration.
The settlement comes after an investigation by the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights into how Princeton and 75 other colleges across the country responded to sexual assault accusations.
For the first time, the U.S. Department of Education revealed its list of colleges under investigation on Thursday.
Dozens of schools in the Tri-State area are being recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
A groundbreaking decision came today from the U.S. Department of Education. It said that schools have to include students with disabilities in their sports programs, or at least provide equal alternatives.
Federal education officials have launched a civil rights investigation into a Connecticut elementary school’s practice of isolating students with disabilities in small rooms when they have emotional outbursts.