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U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says
U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says

U.S. colleges and universities are failing to effectively investigate sexual misconduct cases on campus, with efforts hobbled by inadequate training and limited reporting channels, according to a national survey released Wednesday. The survey, which yielded responses from 319 four-year, public and private campuses, was conducted by U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.). The former sex crimes prosecutor has helped lead growing federal efforts to crack down on campus sexual assault. "Unfortunately, the disturbing bottom line of this unprecedented, nationwide survey, is that many institutions continually violate the law and fail to follow best practices in how they handle sexual violence," she...

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