After a professor in California accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault that happened decades ago when they were in high school, faculty and students at Yale Law School asked for a neutral fact-finder to investigate the allegations.

The letter from the Rev. James R. Van Dyke came after several days of news reports that described a culture of excessive drinking, drug use and alleged sexual assault and misbehavior at the Bethesda school during the 1980s when Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh was a student there.

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Why the ban doesn't actually work and how to get kids to have more self-control.

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The immediate impact of the Great Recession eventually faded on college campuses, but the scars of the financial crisis remain with higher education in three significant ways.

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A new study paints a complex portrait of success in high school and college.

Four Harvard Law School students are calling for the school to investigate the sexual assault allegation — or cancel the course that he is scheduled to teach.

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A dean at Purdue University says enough to education that does not truly educate.

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Today, only nine states require a full year of civics education. Ten states don’t require it at all. In 31 states, students only have to learn about our democracy for one semester.

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She spoke on free speech, civics education, and truth on college campuses. What she said -- and didn't say.

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An author argues that colleges don't need to change the way they treat campus sexual assault and that the system, while flawed, is working.

  • Donna Freitas
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The school has “poor air quality” from Wednesday’s fire at a senior complex nearby.

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was a senior at the elite private boarding school when a woman says he attempted to

A fundamental transformation is underway in how we access education throughout our lives. In many ways, this behavior in education mimics that of the broader economy where consumers are increasingly seeking alternatives to legacy businesses.

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Why this is -- and isn't -- different from other education philanthropy.

Valerie Ervin, who supported Rushern L. Baker III, got a job with a six-figure salary in the Prince George’s County school system.

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Not so much.

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Too often, rankings have asked America’s college and university leaders to face the tough choice of investing in students from low-income families or weeding them out in a quest for prestige.

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Lawmakers plan to introduce measures to give the superintendent of education more independence.

The education secretary said a “heckler’s veto” is used to squelch dissenting views.

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Seems so.

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