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Feds Ask Court to Delay Title IX Case

Attorneys for the Department of Education asked a federal district court Friday to hold off on a challenge to Obama administration Title IX guidelines for 90 days while it completes its own review of the guidance. The guidance, issued in a 2011 Dear Colleague letter, advised colleges and universities that they should do more to More Info »

Public Records Appear to Have Been Altered by Former General Counsel, U. of Florida Audit Finds

Internal auditors found evidence that the University of Florida’s former general counsel, Jamie Keith, may have illegally altered or destroyed public records, according to an audit released on Friday. On most issues, auditors stopped short of issuing formal findings related to Ms. Keith, who resigned in May. The auditors wrote that “no further interviews” were More Info »

For-profits seek legislative overhaul of gainful employment as bureaucratic review unfolds

When the Department of Education gathered comments this summer ahead of an overhaul of its gainful-employment rule, it heard a litany of familiar refrains from representatives of the for-profit college sector. They argued that the rule, which holds career programs accountable for graduating students with debt they can’t repay, should apply to all programs regardless More Info »