A depiction of a lynching at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte was an art project by a student of color, university officials said.

"You both will have to live with this decision," the victim said, lashing out at the McLennan County prosecutors.

Teachers, advocacy groups and lawmakers have pressed the department to fix what they say are glaring problems in the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant program, widely known as TEACH.

George Washington University has long had an outreach project teaching school children and others about the civil rights contributions of baseball legend Jackie Robinson. The university says the project is no longer financially viable, and will be ended.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill board of trustees approved a plan earlier this week to return a controversial Confederate monument to the campus, despite pleas from many on campus who called it a symbol of racism. That brought protests and objections from many on campus, and complaints also from people who want the statue returned to the prominent location where it has stood for more than a century.

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Washington and Lee University's president explains how the university has successfully found new ways to recruit low-income students.

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Education Corp. of America, owner of a national chain of for-profit schools including Virginia College and Brightwood College, is ending operations in the face of dwindling enrollment and regulatory pressures.

The funds are from the Horace G. Fralin Charitable Trust and from Heywood and Cynthia Fralin.

Reps. Steny H. Hoyer and Elijah Cummings voice support for leader of College Park after turmoil of football scandal.

Six Senate Democrats urge the magazine to recognize colleges focused on underrepresented students "instead of the privileged few."

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