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SMU Taking Steps To Once Again Be Title IX Compliant

Southern Methodist University is taking steps to return federal compliance after being found in violation of sex assault and anti-harassment guidelines. SMU is vowing to return to compliance by Thursday night.

CBS 11–12/11/2014

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Data Crunchers Help North Texans Choose A College

Data crunchers hope to help North Texans choose a college.

CBS 11–10/25/2014

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Study: Waivers Leave Behind At-Risk Students

Millions of at-risk students could fall through the cracks as the Education Department gives states permission to ignore parts of No Child Left Behind, according to a study education advocates released Tuesday.

08/27/2013

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New “Shopping Sheet” Breaks Down College Costs

To help parents and students, starting next fall, the actual cost of college will be spelled out in a one-page summary. The financial information is called a “shopping sheet.”

07/30/2012

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Dallas Schools To Get Gender Equality Training

Officials from the U.S. Department of Education have reached an agreement with the Dallas Independent School District requiring that district employees receive gender equality training after an investigation into a boys-only field trip.

07/21/2012

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Child’s Case Illustrates Differences In Diagnosing Autism

When a Fort Worth boy was diagnosed by doctors to have autism, his mother asked his school place him in a separate class. But the school’s experts didn’t find him to have the condition. The issue, experts say, is that autism is difficult to diagnose and may differ between doctors.

04/12/2011