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Legislation

Read: UC Sues Trump Administration over DACA Repeal

UC Sues Trump Administration over DACA Repeal

UC President Janet Napolitano was secretary of the Department of Homeland Security from 2009 to 2013 and helped create the DACA program.

Read: Colleges Pledge to Protect DACA Students After Program Repealed

Colleges Pledge to Protect DACA Students After Program Repealed

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces DACA will be phased out in six months and urges Congress to legislate a replacement program.

Read: Texas Campus Carry Law Now Includes Community Colleges

Texas Campus Carry Law Now Includes Community Colleges

The Texas Campus Carry Law was passed in August 2016, allowing four-year public university students to carry a concealed weapon on campus.

Read: Weld County School District (Colo.) Preparing to Arm Teachers

Weld County School District (Colo.) Preparing to Arm Teachers

Colorado law states that staff members can carry concealed weapons in schools if they have a permit and are designated as a security officer.

Read: Senate Discusses Free Speech, Campus Safety at Student Protests

Senate Discusses Free Speech, Campus Safety at Student Protests

The judiciary hearing focused on campus security considerations during events that spark student protests.

Read: Wash. Lawmakers Consider Increasing Evergreen State College Security Funding Amid Protests

Wash. Lawmakers Consider Increasing Evergreen State College Security Funding Amid Protests

One incident prompted administrators to shut down the campus for 2 days after a threatening call was made to police.

Read: Univ. of Okla. Student Records Exposed in File Sharing Breach

Univ. of Okla. Student Records Exposed in File Sharing Breach

Some of the shared student records included social security numbers and financial aid status.

Read: Georgia Senate Committee Kills Campus Rape Bill… for Now

Georgia Senate Committee Kills Campus Rape Bill… for Now

HB 51 would have changed how rapes would have been investigated and was opposed by sexual assault survivors and advocates.

Read: Takeaways From Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos’ Hearing

Takeaways From Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos’ Hearing

DeVos revealed little about her views on President Obama’s Title IX directives.

Read: 2 Lawmakers Vow to Reduce Role of Dept. of Ed. on Campuses

2 Lawmakers Vow to Reduce Role of Dept. of Ed. on Campuses

The lawmakers hope to reverse the department’s expansion under the Obama administration.

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