Seven schools are under investigation as of Nov. 16: Lafayette College, Cornell University, Columbia University, Wellesley College, University of Pennsylvania, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and Kansas’ Maize Unified School District. Five of the complaints allege antisemitic harassment and two allege anti-Muslim harassment.
The investigations come as leaders of prominent Jewish organizations urged Biden administration officials to take an aggressive, proactive approach to addressing the incidents that have roiled college campuses since the Hamas attacks on Israel in October. Students have expressed being afraid to go to class for fear of harassment, and some schools have had incidents of physical violence…
Schools who violate the law could be at risk of losing their federal funding if they do not comply.
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