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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. –The U.S. Department of Education is investigating how the University of North Carolina investigates sexual assaults on campus, WTVD reports.

One of the lead complainants told WTVD  that she and four others were notified about the Department of Education’s plans to investigate their civil rights complaint.

Last month, a student filed a federal complaint against UNC for its handling of sexual assault cases on campus.

Many students have publicly criticized UNC for its handling of sexual assault cases, accusing the school of underreporting rapes.

Read more at WTVD