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December 18, 2006

A riot broke out at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst late Friday when an estimated 1,800 students left their dormitories shortly after the university's football team lost the Division I-AA football championship game to Appalachian State University. A university statement said that 10 students were arrested, two police officers were injured, and property damage was "substantial." More arrests are possible -- as are a range of disciplinary actions -- following review of security tapes.

December 15, 2006

The Apollo Group, which as owner of the University of Phoenix is the largest player in for-profit higher education in the United States, on Thursday announced that some former officials may have concealed information about the handling of stock-option grants, a key issue in light of ongoing investigations by various authorities into stock-option violations at many top American corporations.

December 15, 2006

Vanessa Fonseca, now a graduate teaching assistant in the University of New Mexico’s Sabine Ulibarrí Spanish as a Heritage Language program, said it took her all of two minutes to figure out a non-heritage Spanish class she stumbled into as an undergraduate was not for her.

December 15, 2006

Dawn Cartee, vice president for academic affairs at Southeastern Technical College, in Georgia, has been named president of Ogeechee Technical College, also in Georgia.Grant Cornwell, vice president of the university and dean of academic affairs at St.

December 15, 2006

Study's finding that 20 percent of students with alternative loans do not borrow from federal government raises troubling questions.

December 15, 2006

Proposal to overhaul American education would use key test at age 16 and revamp teacher training.

December 15, 2006

Announcing a new California University, but it's no Berkeley. It's an unaccredited, online institution.


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