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Md. colleges seeking to balance federal, state laws on sexual assault

Universities in Maryland could be forced to adopt more courtroom-style proceedings to adjudicate sexual assault complaints on campus as last week’s proposed federal Title IX guidelines intersect with a recent Maryland law. The U.S. Department of Education last week proposed ...

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DeVos reinstates for-profit college watchdog cut under Obama

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday restored federal recognition to an accrediting group that oversees dozens of for-profit colleges but was shut down by the Obama administration over allegations of lax supervision. Her decision says the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and ...

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Bill requires new sexual assault policies from Md. colleges

Universities in Maryland must develop sexual assault disciplinary provisions that allow students access to an attorney, set parameters for sexual assault proceedings and restrict the use of mediation in resolving these disputes, under legislation passed by the Maryland General Assembly. ...

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DeVos praises UB policies amid commencement protests

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos praised the University of Baltimore’s options for non-traditional students during a speech at the university’s winter commencement ceremonies Monday. In her address to around 360 graduates, DeVos advocated against “a one-size-fits-all approach” to education, instead ...

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