CUNY, University of Michigan mishandled discrimination reports: Education Department

The Department of Education announced Monday that the City University of New York (CUNY) and the University of Michigan fell short in addressing campus reports of discrimination.

The two universities are the first to reach resolutions among a growing list of colleges and K-12 school districts investigated by the Department of Education over alleged incidents of antisemitism and Islamophobia.

Amid an uptick in such threats on college campuses since the Israel-Hamas war began, the department has reiterated schools’ responsibility to comply with a federal civil rights law that addresses discrimination.

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