Community colleges seeking to serve working adults hold all-night parties to let students register on their own schedule.
College Board reports largest drops in SAT scores since 1970s as well as a decline in test takers, apparently from low-income groups.
"Report card" on higher education finds U.S. trailing other countries -- with cost of attendance growing as problem for families.
Enrollment increase is led by gains for women and African Americans.
Up to 4 million low and moderate income students denied college degrees by financial barriers over 20 years, report estimates.
Education Department releases enrollment predictions, showing slowing college growth rate and continued prevalence of women.
When polled privately, professors tend to explain gender gap in sciences as a matter of choices, not discrimination.
University becomes the third highly competitive university to drop its program this month.
Public institutions see 11% decline in freshmen over all, but New Orleans campuses face much sharper dips.
Daytona Beach Community College gives its employees a 5 percent average raise after enrollment jump this fall.
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