Gov. Terry McAuliffe said 'longstanding concerns' about Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control tactics warranted additional training and oversight ahead of a formal investigation into the violent arrest of Martese Johnson.
UVA student Martese Johnson was bloodied during an arrest by Virginia alcohol-enforcement officers. Studies suggest such officers can play a key role in reducing illegal drinking, but critics say they need better training.
High-schooler Audrie Pott killed herself after three boys sexually assaulted her. At least two of the boys have agreed to talk to teens to help promote change as part of a settlement, but that could pose problems, experts say.
The discovery of a noose at Duke University is only the latest in a string of racially charged incidents on campuses nationwide. Colleges might be serving as a crucible for America's seismic racial shifts.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill debate is the latest in a string of requests from students and faculty across the country urging institutions to address their complicated histories around racial issues.
High-poverty school districts receive an average of 10 percent less per student in state and local funding than districts with few students in poverty, a new report finds. However, some states have managed to close that gap.
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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