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UCLA under investigation for handling of sex misconduct cases
UCLA under investigation for handling of sex misconduct cases

Ramping up efforts against campus assaults, federal officials confirmed Wednesday they are investigating UCLA for its handling of sexual misconduct cases. U.S. Department of Education officials declined to say whether an individual complaint or the government's own initiative triggered the probe at the Westwood campus, one of 76 colleges and universities now under investigation for possible violations of the Title IX equal education law. UCLA spokesman Tod Tamberg said the university learned of the probe Wednesday morning after a Twitter message from the Huffington Post. He had no details about it. In a statement, the university pledged cooperation with federal officials. ...

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