Discrimination

Raising the Burqa

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Massachusetts college's ban on face coverings doesn't explicitly target Muslim veils, but is seen that way and stirs up vocal opinions.

College Reverses Veil Ban

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Massachusetts institution adds a religious exemption to its rule barring face-obscuring head coverings.

Taking Sides

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In key Supreme Court case, major higher ed associations back right of public colleges to apply anti-bias policies to religious student groups. Some Christian colleges object.

U.S. Hits Hard on Bullying

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In wake of incidents at Rutgers and elsewhere, Education Department stakes out expansive view of anti-discrimination laws.

Is Tenure Fair at Law Schools?

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Survey documents significant gaps by gender and race in how professors consider the question.

How Not to Deal With a Student Mother

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UC Davis investigates incident in which professor allegedly polled a class on how to grade a student who had just given birth.

Stars Shine on Christian Researcher

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U. of Kentucky settles religious discrimination lawsuit with spurned astronomer with controversial views on biology.

Anti-Israel, Anti-Semitic or Both?

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Statement by leaders of AAUP and American Jewish Committee calls for more precision in distinguishing between criticism and bigotry.

Getting Around the Courts

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New Arizona law would bar public colleges and universities from applying anti-bias rules to religious groups or students.

Title IX Guidance Stirs Debate

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Education Department's policy shift on measuring female athletes' interests draws praise, rebuke and talk of a lawsuit.

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