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Nevada student files lawsuit about explicitly sexual class assignments

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A Nevada community college student files a federal lawsuit over explicitly sexual class assignments and alleged harassment.

Program administrators don't expect complications with new Islamist president in Egypt

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American program administrators in Egypt foresee greater stability, not complications, with election of first Islamist president.

OCR dear colleague letter prompts big change in sexual assault hearings at UNC

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In perhaps the biggest campus change yet from a federal push for more accountability on sexual harassment allegations, North Carolina decides its unique student-run court is not fit for such hearings.

Rutgers Clementi case shows pitfalls of social media, poor roommate communication

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The Clementi case shone a national spotlight on cyberbullying. But it also showed what can happen in the most extreme situations of poor communication between roommates.

Colleges worry about end of federal aid based on "ability to benefit"

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High school dropouts used to be able to qualify for federal grants and loans based on a basic skills test. That ends in July, and community colleges are worried about what will happen to these students.

Arizona survey examines student cheating, faculty responses

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Study at a large university identifies which students are most likely to break the academic rules, and suggests theories on how faculty can fight back. For many students, cheating isn't a big deal if it's on homework.

Students turn to crowdfunding site to bankroll projects and organizations

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Cash-poor students and organizations turn to popular crowdfunding site to fund-raise for projects that institutional sources are unable or unwilling to bankroll.

University student codes of conduct include fines for violations

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More colleges want to be able to fine students who violate conduct codes. But how they go about it, and the impact of the policies, varies.

Student access to Plan B varies on college campuses

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As the issue of contraception coverage at Catholic institutions continues to draw attention, shifts or questions over student access to the morning-after pill are arising at colleges of all types.

Final rule expected soon on student health insurance plans

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Regulations are expected soon on student health plans under the new health care law -- including whether contraceptives will be covered.


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