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Department of Education

Division of Continuing Education
Department of Education

Division of Continuing Education

The Division of Continuing Education has expanded its online course catalog in recent years.

Massachusetts Hall
Government

Harvard Facing Three Federal Title IX Investigations

Harvard is facing two previously unreported federal investigations into its compliance with anti-sex discrimination Title IX.

Yasmin Sachee
Undergraduate Council

UC Expresses ‘Disappointment’ with Harvard Response To Title IX Changes

The Undergraduate Council expressed “disappointment” with Harvard’s decision not to officially take a stance on the Deptartment of Education’s changing federal Title IX guidelines.

Venn Diagram: Betsy DeVos vs. Bottle of Voss
IOP

Venn Diagram: Betsy DeVos vs. Bottle of Voss

Silent Protest
College

Hundreds Protest Education Secretary DeVos at IOP

DeVos visited campus to talk with students and invited guests in a forum titled “A conversation on empowering parents” hosted by the Institute of Politics.

Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Law School Faculty Call for Title IX Sexual Assault Policy Changes

In a memo to the Department of Education, the faculty members push for revisions of Obama-era Title IX standards that govern how universities respond to campus sexual harassment and assault..

Closing the Achievement Gap
College

Closing the Achievement Gap

Graduate School of Education Professors Susan Moore Johnson and Katherine K. Merseth discuss Massachusetts’ charter school ballot measure as Harvard Foundation members Nuha Saho ’18 and Brenda Esqueda ’20 look on. The panel discussion on equity and access in education was hosted by the Harvard Foundation Tuesday night.

Asian American admissions graphic
College Administration

Investigating Harvard Admissions: The 1990 Education Department Inquiry

​As a lawsuit alleging discrimination in Harvard’s admissions practices remains delayed—awaiting a Supreme Court decision on the related affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin—the College’s use of race as a factor in admissions decisions has once again come under scrutiny.

Drew G. Faust
College

After Survey, Determined Faust Promises Conversation and Seeks Change

“We have a huge amount of work to do and we need to change this culture and these kinds of realities," University President Drew G. Faust told a packed lecture hall on Monday.

Controversial Conversations
Harvard Law School

In New York, Law School's Jeannie Suk Debates Title IX

“What campuses are doing under pressure from the Department of Education is hurting the cause of gender equality,” the professor argued.

Obama Comes to Boston
Central Administration

Department of Education Releases Finalized College 'Scorecard'

The final version of the scorecard departs from previous plans, which called for explicit ranking of colleges against one another.

Acceptance Letters
College

Facing Admissions Scrutiny, Harvard Has Much at Stake

Harvard faces mounting scrutiny into an aspect of its admission process that administrators have long held is central to fostering campus diversity.

Acceptance Letters
College

Education Department Dismisses Admissions Complaint

The Department of Education decided to dismiss the complaint because it is similar to an ongoing and separate federal lawsuit filed against Harvard.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

Education Department Backs Away From College Rating System

The U.S. Department of Education now plans to release a data tool for prospective students and their families to compare colleges this summer.

Inaugural Year of New Title IX Policy
College

Caught Between Criticisms

As fervor and debate on Title IX increase, Harvard cannot please all critics.

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