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WSU being investigated by feds over handling of assault case


April 12, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The federal government is investigating how Washington State University handled a female student's allegations of sexual assault and harassment to determine whether the school violated federal gender-equity law.

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights filed a complaint on March 20 and gave the university two weeks to turn over documents related to the case.

The Spokesman-Review reports that the office had previously filed three similar complaints against the university beginning in 2014.

WSU spokesman Rob Strenge says the school will work with the...

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