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Unsafe at any frat? Colleges crack down on Greeks

The death of a Clemson University sophomore is the latest incident to raise alarms about safety at fraternities on U.S. campuses, with more colleges cracking down on dangerous behavior.

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4 Md. colleges share $10M from Hodson Trust

Four Maryland private colleges are announcing gifts totaling $10 million from the Delaware-based Hodson Trust. Johns Hopkins University said Tuesday it received $2.5 million from the trust. The funds will be used for undergraduate scholarships, cancer research and to support ...

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Obama to propose new system for rating colleges

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Targeting the soaring cost of higher education, President Barack Obama on Thursday unveiled a broad new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on their affordability and perhaps be used to allocate federal financial aid. ...

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Enrollment falling at for-profit colleges

When the University of Phoenix, the country’s largest university, announced this week it’s closing 115 campuses and satellite locations, it signaled more than a sudden availability of commercial real estate near highway interchanges, where for-profit colleges like to set up ...

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Naval Academy ranked top liberal arts college

ANNAPOLIS — U.S. News & World Report has ranked the U.S. Naval Academy as the best public liberal arts college in the country for the second consecutive year. The Annapolis school and its rival, the U.S. Military Academy, shared the ...

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Inside the First Amendment: Students’ religious speech at issue again

Just when First Amendment principles seem to be working in public education, new fights over student religious speech threaten to reignite culture-war battles in schools across the country. It’s little known that many public schools made significant progress toward getting ...

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