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November 14, 2005
Anonymous donors trying to boost the city of Kalamazoo, Mich., have pledged to start paying for four years of tuition and fees for graduates of the city school district who enroll at public colleges in Michigan. Under the "Kalamazoo Promise," students must have been enrolled from kindergarten to receive the full scholarship, but those enrolled as late as ninth grade can receive 65 percent of the scholarship.

November 11, 2005
Academic and civil liberties groups seek documents to explain why some leading scholars are kept out of U.S.

November 11, 2005
NYU students and professors prepare for a strike that could last a long time.

November 11, 2005
New adjunct faculty agreement at Nassau Community College includes extra pay for long-time employees.

November 11, 2005
NCAA puts sports program on probation for violations committed by official charged with keeping the rules.

November 11, 2005
A federal judge ruled this week that the State University of New York's student government unconstitutionally uses referendums as one way of deciding which student groups receive financial support, the Associated Press reported. The judge also ordered the student government to refund part of the fees paid by two students who sued, saying that they were being forced to subsidize liberal groups while their conservative views did not receiv

November 11, 2005
Republican leaders lack votes, for now, on budget package that would slash $14.3 billion from lenders and students.

November 10, 2005
University had gladly accepted his donations of time and money, until now.

November 10, 2005
NCAA drops Carthage and Midwestern State from list of colleges with "hostile" Native American imagery.

November 10, 2005
As doctoral programs in women's studies spread, one university takes a different approach.

November 10, 2005
Seventeen of the 30 colleges that hired coaches for their Division I-A or I-AA football programs earned letter grades of "C" or worse in a rating system set up by the Black Coaches Association to assess the degree to which their hiring processes treated minority candidates fairly, the group said in a report Wednesday.

November 10, 2005
In showdown over TA unions at private universities, NYU grad students walk off the job.

November 10, 2005
A few academic bloggers may soon learn the litigious way that what’s said in cyberspace doesn’t always stay there.

November 9, 2005
Voters approve over $1 billion in bonds for facilities and improvements; California rejects new spending limits.

November 9, 2005
Arizona State revamps department in attempt to revitalize discipline, but does program agenda shortchange field?

November 9, 2005
Knight Commission hears from 3 groups that take divergent approaches to the problems in college athletics.

November 9, 2005
U. of Washington will give every single application a full look, from grades to socioeconomic background.

November 9, 2005
Some things learned in school will inform major life choices that students make during college. Take shirtlessness, for example.Jacob Authier, a junior at Chapman University, in Southern California, was home-schooled, so he never had to wear a shirt to class. "I have plenty of shirts I like," the film major said. "I just don’t like to wear them all the time.”

November 9, 2005
The Kansas Board of Education on Tuesday approved new science standards for the state's public schools that -- over the objections of scientists in the state and nationwide -- question evolution and require that students be exposed to challenges to evolution, such as "intelligent design." Scientists say that the alleged challenges are inaccurate and will hurt the education of Kansas students.If current trends continue, the proportion of American workers with high school diplomas an

November 8, 2005
The Education Department on Monday released procedures for colleges to receive extra funds through campus-based aid programs for students who were accepted for enrollment in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. These programs include Perkins Loans and the Work-Study Program.

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