In Washington State, tuition at public institutions of higher learning grew by 34 percent over the past five years. The move by the Legislature to cut the rate also ties future tuition to the state’s average wage.
California is moving to require that all children be vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption. Some parents say it's necessary, some say it's a violation of their rights. But there might be compromises that work.
Parents can encounter a steep learning curve about how to best support a child in the aftermath of a rape. Here are the stories of two families as they've navigated immense challenges and sought justice and healing.
A Canadian study finds that 12-hour training helps first-year university women learn to trust their gut reaction to a situation and recognize when someone is trying to coerce them to do something they don't want.
The Rape Survivor Child Custody Act boosts funding for states that allow women to petition for the termination of parental rights based on clear and convincing evidence that a child was conceived through rape.
A growing number of colleges and universities have been redesigning their curriculum to prepare students to be problem-solvers for the world. 'We’re exploring not just the solution to an individual problem, but how that problem fits into a larger picture,' says one professor.
The number of sexual assaults included in college crime statistics has nearly doubled, from about 3,300 in 2009 to just over 6,000 in 2013, according to new federal data. It's a sign of growing awareness of the problem.
High-schooler Audrie Pott killed herself after three boys sexually assaulted her. At least two of the boys have agreed to talk to teens to help promote change as part of a settlement, but that could pose problems, experts say.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill debate is the latest in a string of requests from students and faculty across the country urging institutions to address their complicated histories around racial issues.