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June 27, 2006

A new trial will determine whether Alabama's public colleges and universities are sufficiently desegregated.

June 27, 2006

The National Center for Fair & Open Testing on Monday issued a statement asking why the College Board has not released the findings of an audit it promised would identify any more changes needed in the wake of SAT scoring errors that have embarrassed the organization and upset many test takers. The center, known as FairTest, noted that College Board officials have said several times -- more than 90 days ago -- that Booz Allen Hamilton was conducting a thorough review that would identify any additional changes needed to prevent scoring snafus within 90 days.

June 26, 2006

Denice Denton -- a leader among women in science, under fire as head of Santa Cruz -- killed after jump from high-rise building.

June 26, 2006

Morehouse College takes ownership of civil rights leader's documents -- easing some scholars' concerns about access to the historical record.

June 26, 2006

Tensions are running high among members of the federal commission on higher education, inflamed by a preliminary draft report that some college officials on the panel described as "nasty" and by continuing conflict over whether the commission's staff is playing too central a role.

June 26, 2006

Federal judge orders government to decide on visa for professor forced to turn down Notre Dame position.

June 26, 2006

About three years ago, Charles B. Reed, chancellor of the mammoth California State University system, started to see a theme in his visits to schools with large minority populations. “I’d say, Well, are you all taking algebra?” he recalls. “And there was just this stare like, ‘Waddya’ mean? Why would I do that?’ They had no idea that you apply to college October or November the year before.”

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