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Supreme Court finds that Michigan voters had the right to bar public colleges from considering the use of race in admissions.

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September 20, 2013
College Board president suggests a new approach to the writing test and pledges that other changes will make test prep less of a factor.
September 16, 2013
Small private colleges cut their sticker price in an effort not to scare away middle-class students. But will it work or hurt? Will anyone really save much money?
September 16, 2013
A professor's e-mail to students he thought were minority raises the question of whether help should ever be offered only to that subset of a course's students.
September 6, 2013
Author of new novel about her former job -- helping applicants write their admissions essays -- answers questions about the book and the competition to get in to college.
September 4, 2013
U.S. News announces some shifts in its methodology, and predicts many changes in this year's rankings. But critics aren't expecting to become fans.
September 3, 2013
Only months after a ruling on affirmative action, higher ed groups again turn to the justices -- this time urging that Michigan's ban on the consideration of race in admissions be overturned.
August 27, 2013
While many colleges have not yet felt the effects of sequestration, federal spending cuts could be destructive for tribally controlled colleges.
August 20, 2013
Study links gender gap in high school grade-point average with students' intentions, as early as middle school, to go to college.
August 19, 2013
College readiness initiative -- focused on leveraging programs and resources to drive college-going for all students -- was particularly successful with African-American and Latino students.
August 13, 2013
Most students either "undermatch" (enroll at lower-quality colleges than they could get into) or "overmatch" (enroll at colleges that typically have better students than they are), new study finds. And students' choices -- not colleges' decisions -- are the reason why.

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