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August 18, 2006

Hundreds of Advanced Placement tests given in May can't be scored because parts of the exams have been lost, The Washington Post reported. Quoting officials of the Educational Testing Service, The Post said that in some cases, essays have been lost and in other cases, multiple choice answer sheets are lost. ETS said that students are being given the option of retaking the test, being given a partial score, or skipping the test without a score.

August 17, 2006

That was fast.Moving with surprising speed, the U.S. Education Department plans to announce Friday that it will hold a series of regional meetings with college officials and others this fall to discuss how it might use the federal rule making process to carry out some of recommendations of the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education.

August 17, 2006

New analysis finds that low-cost book options are few and far between, and barriers often exist when they are available.

August 17, 2006

Clifford Adelman, key Education Department analyst, to play same role for higher education think tank.

August 17, 2006

Collision of declining support for public colleges and growth in enrollments negatively affects graduation rates, report warns.

August 17, 2006

Head of equal opportunity says college chief pushed to end probe of allegations that he made inappropriate remarks to a student.

August 17, 2006

The United Negro College Fund, with support from former Presidents Bush and Clinton, on Wednesday announced a new fund raising campaign on behalf of historically black colleges in New Orleans and the Gulf region that suffered financial losses because of Hurricane Katrina, The Times-Picayune reported.The U.S.


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