Mom Says Ohio School Allowed Fake Cop to Assault Son

An Ohio mother claims in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that officials in the Akron school district allowed a man impersonating a police officer to handcuff and threaten to stun her child under the guise of a fake “scared straight” program purportedly aimed at deterring kids from committing crimes.

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California High Court Rules Colleges Must Protect Students

The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that colleges owe their students safety and protection from foreseeable violence in the classroom, reversing an appeals court’s finding that UCLA did not have a duty to protect a student who was attacked with a knife by a classmate in a chemistry lab.

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DeVry Beats Class Action Over Post-Graduate Job Stats

Despite DeVry University’s $49 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over false advertising, a federal judge ruled Monday that DeVry graduates cannot sue the for-profit college for falsely claiming 90 percent of its graduates found a job in their chosen field six months after graduation.

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