House actions favor colleges on some appropriations matters, but gains are small and are far from final.
Education school accreditor to remove "social justice" from a list of terms used to describe desired teacher qualities.
House appropriations bill calls for $100 Pell Grant increase and level funding for programs White House proposed cutting.
Appropriations Committee adopts $100 increase in the maximum Pell Grant award; flat funding for biomedical research is intact.
A proposed federal database of students' academic records, supported by U.S. commission, isn’t a hit with the public, a survey finds.
Education Department to create national R&D center on postsecondary education, with a focus on community colleges.
Groups that help Latino youth prepare for college shut out of Education Department competition for grant funds.
After years of study, Education Department issues plan for colleges to report racial and ethnic data without forcing students to choose one category.
Clifford Adelman, key Education Department analyst, to play same role for higher education think tank.
Education Dept. plan for rule making to examine commission's ideas suggests accreditation as particular target for changes.
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