Education Dive Repairing Puerto Rico's schools post-Maria will cost $11B, take 7 years 2019-01-18T17:22:26.000000000-05:00 The money the territory is counting on could be diverted to fund the U.S.-Mexico border wall if President Trump does declare a national emergency. Ed Dept to review schools' restraint, seclusion in vow to 'protect students with disabilities' 2019-01-18T10:54:54.000000000-05:00 The department will launch a three-part initiative to help schools address these students' behavioral needs and understand the scope of federal policy. Survey: 'Very alarming' increase in vaping among students 2019-01-18T10:00:00.000000000-05:00 Roughly a fifth of high school seniors in the 2018 Monitoring the Future survey's 44,000-student sample reported vaping in the previous month, highlighting the growing need for education campaigns in schools. National School Climate Center study highlights school culture improvement efforts 2019-01-18T10:00:00.000000000-05:00 A review of six districts showed student and teacher involvement, SEL integration and the development of peer-to-peer support structures are key to improving school climate. LAUSD weighs 'duty to provide' ed, other factors in strike closure decisions 2019-01-18T10:00:00.000000000-05:00 In support of teachers, many Los Angeles parents kept their children out of school this week and coped with making other arrangements. CREDO City Studies Project to enable apples-to-apples ed comparisons for 10 US cities 2019-01-18T10:00:00.000000000-05:00 The first report, on Indianapolis, finds reading growth for the city's students on par with the state average in 2014-15, but weaker in 2015-16 and 2016-17. Dartmouth denies officials ignored complaints about sexual misconduct 2019-01-18T09:00:00.000000000-05:00 In its response to a $70 million lawsuit, the college said it "moved expeditiously" to investigate when students brought complaints of sexual misconduct to its attention. Dartmouth denies officials ignored sexual misconduct complaints 2019-01-18T09:00:00.000000000-05:00 In its response to a $70 million lawsuit, the college said it "moved expeditiously" to investigate students' allegations of sexual misconduct. Distressed Hampshire College seeks partner 2019-01-18T09:00:00.000000000-05:00 The New England liberal arts institution, which enrolls around 1,400 students, says it won't close but can't guarantee it will admit a new class next year. Why the construction trades are a draw for Gen Z 2019-01-18T09:00:00.000000000-05:00 The industry is proving to be an attractive alternative to college for a generation seeking financial stability and entrepreneurial opportunities at a young age.