Higher education

FILE - This Sept. 13, 2019 file photo shows actress Felicity Huffman leaving federal court after her sentencing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal in Boston. A representative for Huffman says she reported to a federal prison in California to serve a two-week sentence on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Last month a federal judge in Boston sentenced Huffman to 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and a year's probation after she pleaded guilty to fraud conspiracy for paying an admissions consultant $15,000 to have a proctor correct her daughter's SAT answers. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
October 15, 2019 - 6:26 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman — aka inmate No. 77806-112 — reported Tuesday to a federal prison in California to serve a two-week sentence in a college admissions scandal that underscored the lengths some wealthy parents will go to get their children into top...
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October 15, 2019 - 1:30 pm
DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — Representative for Felicity Huffman says she has reported to prison to serve sentence in college admissions scandal.
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Gregory Abbott, far left, and his wife Marcia, far right, get into a car as they leave federal court after their sentencing in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 08, 2019 - 6:14 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A business executive and his wife, a former journalist, were each sentenced to a month in prison Tuesday for paying $125,000 to rig their daughter's college entrance exams in a scandal involving dozens of wealthy and sometimes famous parents. Gregory and Marcia Abbott, of New York and...
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October 08, 2019 - 4:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the college admissions bribery scandal (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A business executive and his wife have each been sentenced to a month in prison for paying $125,000 to rig their daughter's college entrance exams. Gregory and Marcia Abbott, of New York and Colorado,...
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FILE – This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University team doctor employed by the school from 1978 until his 1998 retirement. Ohio State University says more than 1,000 instances of decades-old sexual misconduct by now-deceased team doctor Strauss were reported in 2018. (Ohio State University via AP, File)
October 08, 2019 - 2:27 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More men are stepping forward with allegations about sexual misconduct by a former Ohio State sports doctor now accused of abusing students from 1979 to 1997. The addition of two lawsuits filed late last week means a total of about 200 men are suing the university over its...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2019 file photo, Agustin Huneeus, center, arrives at federal court in Boston, to plead guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Huneeus was scheduled to be sentenced on Friday, Oct. 4. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
October 04, 2019 - 5:55 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The former owner of a California wine business was sentenced Friday to five months in prison for paying $50,000 to rig his daughter's ACT score and for trying to bribe her way into the University of Southern California as a fake water polo recruit. Agustin Huneeus, 53, of San...
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October 02, 2019 - 12:48 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a story Oct. 1 about an Ohio State University task force, The Associated Press erroneously reported Regis Becker’s current role with the U.S. Center for SafeSport. He is no longer interim CEO but remains a member of its board. A corrected version of the story is below: Ohio...
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October 01, 2019 - 3:27 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former college exam proctor has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate with investigators in the sweeping college admissions scheme. Court documents filed Tuesday say Igor Dvorskiy agreed to plead guilty to a single charge of conspiracy to commit racketeering. He previously pleaded...
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In this photo taken on Sept. 17, 2019, Ryan Chapman and other students starting Staffordshire University’s esports degree course play “Counter-Strike” in the school’s new London digital studio. A number of U.K. and U.S. universities are launching degrees in esports, or competitive multiplayer videogaming, to capitalize on the booming industry’s growing demand for skilled professionals. (AP Photo/Kelvin Chang)
October 01, 2019 - 8:15 am
LONDON (AP) — On their first week in class, a group of students is playing a first-person shooter video game in a sleek new digital studio. It's their introduction to the degree in esports they've all enrolled in. The group clicking away on their mice are at the University of Staffordshire, one of...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2013, file photo, an athlete jumps near the NCAA logo during practice for a second-round game of the NCAA college basketball tournament in Austin, Texas. Defying the NCAA, California's governor signed a first-in-the-nation law Monday, Sept. 30, that will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements — a move that could upend amateur sports in the U.S. and trigger a legal challenge. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
September 30, 2019 - 6:50 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is the first state to pass a law allowing college athletes to hire agents and get paid for use of their name, image or likeness. Some things to know about the new legislation: WHAT DOES THE LAW DO? It lets college athletes at public and private schools in...
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