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July 11, 2005
House GOP leaders and Bush administration agree to end 9.5% rate for some loans -- belatedly, Democrats say.

July 8, 2005
Roman Catholic law school on track for full accreditation from its peers (and former skeptics).

July 8, 2005
California's Legislature overwhelmingly approved budget legislation Thursday that would lift spending on education programs to their highest level ever and generally satisfy officials of the state's three college and university systems in 2005-6. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who reached an agreement with legislative leaders on a budget deal on Tuesday, is expected to sign the measure early next week.

July 8, 2005
Republican leader proposes giving borrowers a choice of fixed or variable interest rates, but plan offers few details.

July 8, 2005
American colleges with programs in London account for students and try to assure worried parents.

July 8, 2005
Pennsylvania attorney general shutters "diploma mill" and launches litigation offensive against the owner.

July 7, 2005
New law in Oregon will force people with unlicensed degrees to raise a red flag to potential employers.

July 7, 2005
California legislative leaders and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger reached a budget deal late Tuesday that would give colleges their first spending increases in several years.

July 7, 2005
For all the uproar over legislation inspired by the Academic Bill of Rights, very little of it has gone anywhere. There have been hearings -- some of them noisy -- in many states, but not much more this year.

July 7, 2005
Two university systems agree to let Cal State offer its first independent doctorate, in educational administration.

July 6, 2005
The University of Oregon has agreed to pay $375,000 to settle a sex-discrimination suit brought by a former women's track coach, according to the Eugene Register-Guard. The former coach lost her job when the men's and women's track programs were merged, and sued for $1.1 million.

July 6, 2005
Financial aid administrators are urged to reach out to same-sex couples so that scholarship funds can be distributed fairly.

July 6, 2005
ETS moves ahead with new test to measure how well students can use technology for academic and professional purposes.

July 6, 2005
New standard is more permissive than recommendation made last year by special governance panel.

July 6, 2005
What's it like to have your projects singled out to lose money in a U.S. House vote? Two researchers explain what their work is really about.

July 5, 2005
Student at Victor Valley Community College says instructor penalized her for mentioning issues of faith in an assignment.

July 5, 2005
New research shows that a single, optimistic college adviser can propel legions of low-income high school students to higher education.

July 5, 2005
College cuts budget of center that invited Ward Churchill; controversial professor offends again -- this time with comments on "fragging."

July 5, 2005
George Washington U. contests results of part-timers' vote to unionize, provoking outcry from adjuncts.

July 5, 2005
North Carolina State U. found to have ignored repeated incidents involving a professor -- and to have promoted him.

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