An NCAA infractions panel takes no major action against the University of North Carolina, though it says athletes “likely benefited from the so-called ‘paper courses’ ” for some 18 years. (Image credit: Gerry Broome/AP)
Last week, police investigators said Maxwell Gruver died after playing a game called Bible Study — in which pledges are quizzed about the fraternity and drink when they give the wrong answers.
The case exposes the “dark underbelly of college basketball,” Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim of the Southern District of New York said.
The rule was created to protect students from the fallout from abuses and failures by for-profit colleges. A new court filing says that the Education Department’s delay of the rule is unlawful. (Image credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Eight Beta Theta Pi fraternity members face charges of involuntary manslaughter over the death of a new pledge in February. For nearly 12 hours after Timothy Piazza fell, no one called an ambulance.
The principal, Amy Robertson, resigned after Pittsburg High School’s student paper investigated her claim of having degrees from Corllins University, an entity whose legitimacy has been questioned. (Image credit: Google Maps/ Screenshot by NPR)
The folks at Scripps are already calling Edith Fuller the latest “spellebrity.” She beat eighth-graders and other students in Tulsa., Okla., to advance to the big bee. (Image credit: KJRH, Tulsa)
The state auditor found $100,000 in retention payments were made to a chancellor who resigned amid a furor, only to be rehired months later. (Image credit: Jeff Roberson/AP)
A one-sentence order sends the case back to a lower court and cites the Trump administration’s rescinding of guidance that students have the right to use facilities matching their gender identity. (Image credit: Steve Helber/AP)
The current funding system can’t “have all Kansas public education students meet or exceed the minimum constitutional standards of adequacy,” justices rule. (Image credit: Orlin Wagner/AP)