Happy Friday from a very rainy DC. While the District has been doing a pretty good imitation of Seattle, the news this week has focused largely on discrimination and outcome measures. Enjoy and have a great weekend!
U.S. Releases List of Religious Colleges Exempt from Discrimination Laws (The Wall Street Journal)
Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Education released the list of colleges and universities who are exempt from Title IX of Education Amendments of 1972.
U.S. Tells UNC It Violates Federal Law by Following Controversial Bathroom Bill (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice notified the University of North Carolina that adhering to the new “bathroom law” in North Carolina violates federal civil rights laws.
New Metrics Urged for Performance and Equity (Inside Higher Ed)
This week the Institute for Higher Education Policy and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released a report that identifies key metrics to identify college’s performance, efficiency and equity.
The Ignored Graduates (Inside Higher Ed)
The #CountAllStudents campaign seeks to tell the stories of graduates who are not included in federal databases.
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A look at one accreditation agency’s struggle to apply its accreditation standards and procedures.