Department of Education

Mon, May 4, 2015, 10:32am
At open meetings held by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights this week, students raised concerns regarding the University’s sexual assault adjudication process, the recent sexual respect education requirement, and low student turnout at the meetings.
Wed, Apr 29, 2015, 8:19am
Only about a dozen students attended the first three of nine open meetings held by the U.S. Department of Education’s New York Office for Civil Rights at Faculty House on Tuesday to discuss Columbia’s response to sexual harassment and sexual violence on campus.
Wed, Apr 8, 2015, 1:20am
They worry that recent state legislation, which emphasizes standardized test results in teacher evaluations, will hurt teachers in Upper Manhattan schools, which have large populations of nonnative English speakers.  
Tue, Jan 20, 2015, 3:42am
Legal experts warn that the Title IX investigations will not result in a quick policy change due to the Dept. of Education’s caseload and investigative procedures.
Fri, Nov 7, 2014, 12:34am
Known as the School Renewal Program, the plan will transform 94 city schools into “community schools,” with increased participation from families and community partners.
Sun, Oct 12, 2014, 11:00am
Set to open in the fall of 2015 in District 3, the 675-seat, K-5 School is one of the 14 new Success Academies approved by the state, and will join the five other Success Academy charter schools currently in the district.
Thu, Oct 9, 2014, 4:35am
The Department of Education launched investigations into similar complaints filed at Brown and Harvard universities within 10 weeks of them being filed.
Fri, Oct 3, 2014, 2:31am
Parents and Community Education Council 3 members report that the Upper West Side rollout of universal prekindergarten is going smoothly, despite a summer of hurried preparations and highly publicized doubts.
Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 2:06am
While many parents welcomed the potential new schools, other speakers said that Success Academy—the largest charter network in the city—has not been transparent about its policies on admissions and retaining low-performing students.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014, 10:33pm
Theo Milonopoulos, a political science Ph.D. student, filed a federal complaint and lawsuit in August, saying that the University discriminated against his mental health conditions by putting him on forced medical leave and barring him from Columbia property.

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