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Key Takeaways From WilmerHale's Academic Year-End Review: Current Issues In Higher Education Conference
WilmerHale recently held its inaugural Academic Year-End Review: Current Issues in Higher Education conference in Washington DC.
United States
5 Jul 2018
Five Things To Know About University Licensing
Attorneys from WilmerHale's Emerging Company and Venture Capital Practice explore the most critical issues facing entrepreneurs and early-stage companies during our QuickLaunch University Webinar Series.
United States
13 Oct 2017
OCR Guidance Could Alter Scope Of Pending And Future Civil Rights Investigations
A memorandum obtained by ProPublica, if authentic, sets forth substantially revised guidance for civil rights investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR).
United States
27 Jun 2017
False Claims Act Lawsuits Increasingly Target Universities
Research universities have increasingly become targets for False Claims Act actions, both by private plaintiffs and by the government.
United States
5 Oct 2016
Congressional Hearing Examines Free Speech and Tax Constraints on Campus Political Activity
Campuses across the country are wrestling with how free speech, tolerance, diversity and politics mix in a higher education environment.
United States
14 Mar 2016
4 Ways To Ease Strife On Campuses
University leaders aren't exactly having a pleasant fall semester. The recent well-publicized surge in student protests has not only forced the resignations of high-ranking college officials but also produced demands that university presidents, provosts, and deans are struggling to meet.
United States
8 Dec 2015
OCR Finds That Title IX Requires Equal Locker Room Access For Transgender Students
The US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), recently confirmed that transgender students are protected from sex-based discrimination under Title IX and found that a public school district violated Title IX...
United States
9 Nov 2015
Tragic Death Focuses Attention On Campus Police
On July 29, 2015, University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted on murder and manslaughter charges for the shooting death of Samuel DuBose.
United States
14 Aug 2015
Justice Department Settlement With edX Suggests Heightened Scrutiny Of Online Course Accessibility And Potential Strategies For Schools
On April 2, the Department of Justice entered into a settlement agreement with edX, a major online college course provider, over alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) related to the accessibility of online courses.
United States
7 Apr 2015
The Task Before Montgomery County’s School Board
It is unclear why the Montgomery County school board did not renew Schools Superintendent Joshua P. Starr's contract ["Early exit for school leader in Maryland," front page, Feb. 4].
United States
10 Feb 2015
Fixing Selection And Retention Will Yield Better Teachers Than Trashing Tenure
Paychecks for ineffective teachers have created a mini-industry dedicated to eliminating teacher tenure.
United States
27 Jan 2015
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