Education

Evidence standards changed for campus assault investigations

Sep 23, 2017

New federal rules allow universities to require higher standard of evidence when investigating allegations of sexual assault

Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assault gets scrapped

Sep 23, 2017

The Trump administration is scrapping Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions for universities

'Little Rock Nine' members mark school's 1957 desegregation

Sep 22, 2017

'Little Rock Nine' member: Images of white supremacist rally in Virginia last month echo mobs she and other black students faced 60 years ago

Colorado principal, assistant out after forced-splits video

Sep 22, 2017

A Colorado principal has retired and an athletic director has resigned after videos surfaced showing a high school cheerleading coach pushing cheerleaders down in splits

The Latest: Police: Student died after night of drinking

Sep 22, 2017

A police report says a Louisiana State University student who died last week had been found "unresponsive" at a fraternity house after a night of drinking there

Ann Coulter says she won't attend Berkeley free speech event

Sep 22, 2017

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter says she's not coming to "Free Speech Week" at the University of California, Berkeley, amid growing signs the event could fizzle

AP Was There: Lawyers argue over separate but equal doctrine

Sep 22, 2017

AP Was There: Lawyers argue whether it is proper to maintain separate schools for black and white children as long as their facilities are equal

Ex-Baylor president: Some women 'make themselves victims'

Sep 22, 2017

A court filing this week reveals that the former interim president of Baylor University referred to some women who had been sexually assaulted as willing "to make themselves victims."

Mental exams ordered for suspect in Illinois school shooting

Sep 22, 2017

An Illinois judge has ordered mental evaluations for a freshman high school student charged in a school shooting that left another student injured

Leaders highlight early education for drug misuse prevention

Sep 22, 2017

New Hampshire's political and law enforcement leaders come together to promote early education to prevent substance misuse