This page provides information from the National Collegiate Athletic Association website concerning its actions relating to the child sexual abuse scandal at Penn State University. Included are links to the NCAA Conclusions and Sanctions, the Freeh Report, and Press Conference Remarks by NCAA President Mark Emmert and NCAA Executive Committe Chair, Oregon State President Ed Ray.
Report of the Special Investigative Counsel Regarding the Actions of the Pennsylvania State University Related to the Child Sexual Abuse Committed by Gerald A. Sandusky
Full text of the Freeh Report on the child sexual abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky and the actions of Joe Paterno and others relating to the abuse at Penn State University.
“The Common Application is a not-for-profit membership organization that, since its founding over 35 years ago, has been committed to providing reliable services that promote equity, access, and integrity in the college application process. We serve students, member institutions, and secondary schools by providing applications – online and in print – that students and school officials may submit to any of our more than 450 members. Membership is open to colleges and universities that promote access by evaluating students using a holistic selection process. “–From the website.
The University of Texas at Austin offers a list of all institutions of higher education found in each state, as well as Guam, the U. S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. In addition, there is a link to the state education oversight agency for almost all states.
“State Comparisons provides tables and maps that compare states and jurisdictions based on the average scale scores for selected groups of public school students within a single assessment year, or compare the change in performance between two assessment years.”–From the website. This is from the National Center for Education Statistics.
“What is SDDS?
The School District Demographics System provides access to school district demographic and related geographic data. The site’s purpose is:
To provide access to information about demographics, social characteristics, and economics of children and school districts from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) of the U.S. Department of Education.
To enable users to directly access school district geographic and demographic data.
To provide information about school district demographic concepts, uses, and applications to facilitate effective use of these information resources”–From the website. You can click on a map to choose any school district in the country that you are interested in.
“As a result of recent legislative changes, you should be aware of a number of new requirements for the federal student aid programs. Most of these changes are effective with the 2012-13 school year (July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013). Here’s an overview [found on the site] of the changes that could impact your financial aid for the upcoming academic year and in the future.”–from the website.
“…Scholars, artists and other individuals around the world will enjoy free access to online images of millions of objects housed in Yale’s museums, archives, and libraries thanks to a new “Open Access” policy that the University announced today. Yale is the first Ivy League university to make its collections accessible in this fashion, and already more than 250,000 images are available through a newly developed collective catalog.”–From the website.