Nearly 100,000 comments received on ED’s plan to overhaul Title IX
Washington Post
Public comments have poured into the Education Department in response to proposed rules guiding how institutions handle sexual assault allegations. According to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the rewrite was needed to balance the rights of assault survivors with those of the accused, and to inject more due process into a high-stakes process.

Tennessee higher ed official calls for more vocational education
The Tennessee Higher Education Commission will form a task force to see how local colleges and universities can meet employer demands. The move aligns with Gov. Bill Lee’s mission of creating more vocational education in the state.

Commentary: Working to reduce our talent gap
Lansing State Journal
Michigan’s ability to create and attract jobs, and help residents find economic security, hinges on filling the talent gap.

Female football player from a California community college to star in Super Bowl ad
CBS Los Angeles
Antoinette “Toni” Harris, a sophomore and football player at East Los Angeles Community College, will appear in a Toyota ad airing during the Super Bowl.

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Tabitha Whissemore
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