The rape trial in Concord, N.H., has provided a window into the type of language that some young men used at their school. Colleges, and to a lesser degree high schools, are to improve messaging about sexual assault.
President Obama on Wednesday talked about making community colleges free. Tennessee has the first statewide program in the US to offer tuition-free community or technical college for every high school graduate who meets the criteria.
Colleges, and to a lesser degree high schools, are looking for ways to improve their messaging about sexual assault. The rape trial in Concord, N.H., has provided a window into the type of language that some young men used at their school.
In some juvenile court systems around the country, young people regularly appear at hearings in handcuffs, leg irons, or both. But 21 states – five this year alone – have reformed such shackling practices through statute, court action, or policy.
I'm a reporter on education, politics, and other national news topics; mother of a preschooler and a toddler, which means acting as referee, lots of running in circles, and imaginary play on spaceships; active church member; lover of dance; and onetime poet who keeps thinking someday there'll be time again for poetry.
Climbed a fourteener in Colorado, got even higher in altitude on a visit to Tibet, and on a more earthly note, committed to cloth diapering!
Women's studies and Government, 1989 - 1993
University of Missouri–Columbia
Journalism master's, 1996 - 1998
City Honors High School
1985 - 1989
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