House Votes to Require Colleges to Identify Sex Offenders

The House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill last week that would require colleges to make known on their campuses the identities of students and employees who are "registered sex offenders."

The measure, which was approved by a voice vote, also seeks to make some of the most unpopular provisions of the 1998 Higher Education Act more palatable to colleges and students.

The bill would ease a requirement that college dropouts repay their federal loans and grants -- a