Title IX was enacted by Congress in 1972 to prevent discrimination based on sex in "any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." In its 50-year span, it has opened up doors for women and girls in numerous fields, including sports. Read more
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Harvard University is setting aside $100m for an endowment fund and other measures to close the educational, social and economic gaps that are legacies of slavery and racism, according to an email the university’s president sent to all students, faculty and staff on Tuesday. Read more
Three Chinese language teachers and their Pakistani driver were killed in a suspected suicide bombing in the southern city of Karachi, police say. Read more
A student-led grassroots effort has grown into an entire Sustainability Department with bicycle sharing, a thrift store, and the first commercial compost facility in West Virginia. Read more
A framework before the California Department of Education would move more advanced math classes from California’s middle schools to high schools in an effort to make the subject more equitable to students of all levels. Read more
The Michigan Senate passed a resolution opposing COVID-19 mandates at both public and private universities in the state on Wednesday. Read more
A speech recently given at Saint Vincent College on “black privilege” caused controversy and prompted administrators to create a new policy that allows them to pre-approve future speakers. Read more
Australia’s controversial Western civilization courses are proving popular with students despite bitter opposition from many staff, data suggest. Read more
Inflation is inflicting financial pain on families across the nation, and higher education is not immune. Read more
Emlyn Williams’ 1938 play is a kind of Billy Elliot of the Valleys: the old-fashioned but hugely entertaining and affecting story of a Welsh miner’s son who escapes his class-bound home town with the help of a bold schoolteacher Read more