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June 22, 2006

University shelves controversial plan that would have given administrators information about students receiving counseling.

June 22, 2006

In California, for-profit colleges and state officials fight over appropriate requirements for data on graduation and job placement.

June 22, 2006

Community college graduation rates are low -- in some cases abysmally so. And as the push grows to hold colleges accountable for their students’ academic success, some leaders of two-year institutions have expressed concern that the low completion rates could make the colleges appear ineffective. But a study released Wednesday by the Education Department's National Center for Education Statistics offers some evidence to back up the argument of some community college officials that the institutions do pretty well with those who actually want to earn a degree.

June 21, 2006

The U.S. Education Department has rejected a petition from a coalition of student groups, lenders and others that asked the department to consider rewriting its regulations for repaying student loans. Department officials said that while they were concerned about the debt burden faced by many students, they did not consider it appropriate to begin a formal process for reviewing their rules now.

June 21, 2006

Are Asian college applicants systematically discriminated against? Are law schools to blame for unhappy black lawyers?

June 21, 2006

In move that angered American colleagues, Greek scholar invited to Stony Brook conference was turned around at airport.

June 21, 2006

Impending retirements at time of cascading crises prompt expansion in college programs in the field.

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