Waivers Allowing Christian Schools To Ban LGBT Students Spike In 2015
The exemptions allow religious schools to ban students and discriminate in regard to hiring, housing, financial aid, and other issues on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity — while the schools continue to receive federal money.
Almost Half Of Colleges Surveyed Do Not Investigate Rape, Report Says
Student activists said they are saddened but not surprised at the findings in the report released Wednesday by Sen. Claire McCaskill. “McCaskill’s survey gives us the data to support what we know anecdotally: Schools aren’t handling sexual assault well.”
White House Unveils Initiative To Combat Sexual Assault On College Campuses
President Obama signed a presidential memorandum Wednesday creating a task force to protect students from sexual assault. "To everybody who's ever been assaulted, you are not alone," Obama said. "We have your back. I have your back."
Arrival Of Fall, Not Football, Could End CBS Blackout
Time Warner Cable subscribers have been unable to watch CBS for 17 days due to a contract dispute. But, if historical trends are any guide, the beginning of fall — not the start of the football season — could provide the impetus to end the standoff.