The No Child Left Behind Act is overdue for a rewrite. The House takes up floor debate on a mostly GOP version Wednesday, and Senate committee leaders are working toward crafting a bipartisan proposal.
UVA students have reacted with outrage to a letter from a national organization for sororities making the request. The controversy hints at some of the challenges as pressure mounts to do more to prevent campus sexual assault.
After a four-year investigation, the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights ruled this week that Harvard Law School violated Title IX in how it handled sexual violence and harassment complaints.
The decline in the use of the death penalty stems from a combination of factors, including a large drop in violent crime and the fact that all states with the death penalty now offer the alternative of life in prison without parole.
The time capsule is thought to contain coins dated between 1652 and 1855 and an engraved silver plate, among other things. The box will be X-rayed Sunday, and then officials will determine when to open it.
A horrific story of gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity, published in Rolling Stone, rocked the media and campuses around the country. Now, Rolling Stone has apologized for “discrepancies” in the account.
Protesters marched overnight in Phoenix after a police officer shot Rumain Brisbon, an unarmed black man. To the police – and Brisbon’s mother – the case was not racially motivated. The picture police paint of him is starkly different from the one his family and attorney put forward.
A review of the circumstances leading up to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., in 2012 lists many instances when Adam Lanza’s troubled mental state and fascination with violence were overlooked or ignored.
President Obama's executive action not only expands the number of students who can apply for deferred deportation but also includes many of their parents. Still, there is disappointment in some quarters that it didn't go further.