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Columbia University Settles With Student Cast As a Rapist In Fellow Student’s Mattress Art Project

It was a performance art piece that became famous: A woman who felt that Columbia University had mishandled her charge of rape against a fellow student turned that anger into her senior arts thesis, a yearlong project in which she carried a 50-pound mattress whenever she was on the Morningside Heights campus. (more…)

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Betsy DeVos Sparks Controversy After Meeting With ‘Men’s Rights’ Groups Over Campus Sexual Assault Policies

Following a series of meetings Thursday in Washington examining Title IX sexual assault procedures on college campuses, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is reexamining guidance to schools. (more…)

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Obama Holdouts in Department of Education Are Still Pushing Transgender Agenda

There's a new threat to public school districts that most probably don't even know about, led by Obama administration holdouts in the Department of Education, that is almost as ridiculous as the last transgender mandate letter. (more…)

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Department of Education Closes Title IX Sexual Assault Investigation At Liberty University

The Department of Education has closed an investigation into Liberty University that was set in motion by a sexual assault claim last fall, citing a lack of jurisdiction. (more…)

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Homosexual Leaders Say Conservative Christians ‘Have No Place in Government’

LGBT activist groups are outraged that the Trump administration's Department of Education invited speakers from two prominent conservative Christian family organizations to participate in a panel discussion on fatherhood held in advance of Father's Day last week. (more…)

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Betsy DeVos to Give Commencement Address at Historically Black Bethune-Cookman University Graduation

Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is slated to speak at the historically black institution Bethune-Cookman University in Florida at the school's 2017 commencement later this month. (more…)

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Republican Senator Asks President Trump To Prioritize Religious Freedom, Remove Obama’s Online ‘Shame List’ of Christian Colleges

A Republican senator has told President Donald Trump that the Department of Education should remove from its website a "shame list" of faith-based colleges that have asked for an exemption to Title IX discrimination law, which was first published last year by the Barack Obama administration. (more…)

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Shaun King on Why Good Black Students Are Being Targeted Because of Their Hair

Jaylon Sewell is a good kid. Just 16 years old, he’s an active leader in his local church, a good student, and manager for the football team at Neville High School in Monroe, Louisiana. Suddenly, he’s found himself in a deeply unfamiliar place after deciding to live a little and

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Trump’s Proposed Budget to Cut Domestic Programs and Boost Defense Spending

President Donald Trump sends Congress a proposed budget this week that will sharply test Republicans' ability to keep long-standing promises to bolster the military, making politically painful cuts to a lengthy list of popular domestic programs. (more…)

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Supreme Court Won’t Decide Transgender Bathroom Case, Vacates Lower Courts Earlier Ruling

The Supreme Court will not decide the hot-button issue of transgender bathroom rights after all. (more…)

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Morehouse College President John Wilson Jr. Says HBCU Presidents’ Meetings with Trump Were ‘Troubling’

The president of one of the country’s oldest historically black colleges called a series of meetings with Trump administration officials this week “troubling” and said they ultimately failed to live up to expectations. (more…)

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Trump Expected to Reverse Obama’s Transgender Bathrooms/Locker Rooms Order

A letter is imminent from the Trump administration advising schools they are no longer encouraged to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms corresponding to their perceived gender identity, the Washington Post reported Feb. 21. (more…)

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Homeschool Family Sues NYC After Being Subjected to 60-Day Investigation For “Educational Neglect”

America's premier homeschool advocacy organization is suing New York City after a homeschool mother was investigated by child protective services for "educational neglect" because the city's education department failed to record paperwork showing that her son was being homeschooled. (more…)

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Says He Will Lead Trump Task Force on Higher Education

Jerry Falwell Jr., president of the conservative Christian Liberty University, said he will lead a presidential task force — possibly a pair of them — charged with trimming college regulations and “micromanagement” from the Department of Education. (more…)

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