Long Island School Kicks Out Disabled Child For Too Many AbsencesChloe Castellano has a confirmed medical condition, acknowledged by the state, but this didn’t keep her high school from kicking her out. Now her parents are fighting back.
Civil Rights Complaint: NYC Schools Not Offering Level Playing Field For Girls Sports TeamsThe New York City Department of Education denies violating Title IX, but they have entered into an agreement to resolve the complaint.
Feds Launch Investigation Into Handling Of Rape Cases At Columbia UniversityThe federal government has opened an investigation into how reports of rape on campus are investigated at Columbia University.
N.Y. State Education Commissioner John King Jr. To Step Down, Head To WashingtonJohn 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.
Princeton Agrees To Review Handling Of Sexual Assault CasesThe 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.
Multiple Tri-State Area Schools On Sexual Assault Investigation ListFor the first time, the U.S. Department of Education revealed its list of colleges under investigation on Thursday.
Schools Across Tri-State Area Get National RecognitionDozens of schools in the Tri-State area are being recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
N.J. Educators React To Federal Decision On School Sports For The DisabledA 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.
U.S. DOE Investigating 'Scream Rooms' At Middletown, Conn. SchoolFederal 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.