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February 16, 2006
Gathering to discuss bills to promote competitiveness, House members end up talking about dating and culture.

February 16, 2006
Yale University has joined several other colleges that have recently barred investments in companies that do business in Sudan.

February 16, 2006
NCAA considers a crackdown on high school diploma mills that help athletes get eligible.

February 16, 2006
Two more student papers publish Danish cartoons and Illinois editors suspended for doing so.

February 15, 2006
At Troy U., a controversial story; mass theft of the student weekly … coincidence?

February 15, 2006
As federal panel talks of testing what students learn, college officials accept accountability but fear a national mandate.

February 15, 2006
In an effort to shed light on the hows and whys behind students’ success at completing college, the U.S. Education Department has released a new report called “The Toolbox Revisited.” The longitudinal study, which its author calls a “data essay,” explores the high school class of 1992 as it moved from high school to higher education and compares its success, favorably, to the high school class of 1982 tracked in an earlier report, “Answers in the Tool Box.”

February 15, 2006
New report by state college group suggests ways to "renew" relationships between colleges and states.

February 15, 2006
The University of California announced a set of policy changes Tuesday aimed at improving the lot of workers with families.

February 14, 2006
Higher education faces a mixed financial outlook in 2006, as student demand will continue to be high but government scrutiny and tuition pressure are likely to increase, Standard & Poor's said in a report Monday.

February 14, 2006
Leaders of Asian universities brief American counterparts on top issues -- with considerable commonality from country to country.

February 14, 2006
Professors rally around students who used online service to post comments about a T.A. and her class.

February 14, 2006
Shooting of a student by a campus officer renews debate about arming of college cops.    

February 13, 2006
A University of Pittsburgh panel has found that a professor there engaged in "research misbehavior" in his work with a discredited South Korean cloning researcher, The New York Times reported. Gerald P. Schatten, a biologist, was not implicated in the fabrications  of Hwang Woo Suk, but the university found that he let himself be listed as a co-author without verifying the findings or taking responsibility for the data.

February 13, 2006
University will cover full tuition and fees for all students, including transfers, and freshmen who qualify for Pell Grants.

February 13, 2006
In unusually blunt session, academic leaders are warned that they need to change their language, political strategy and ideas.

February 13, 2006
U.S. panel urges stricter warnings on ADHD medications, but kids and older adults aren’t the only concern.

February 13, 2006
New book names the "101 most dangerous academics in America." Some included feel honored, and others see McCarthyism.

February 13, 2006
A Minn. community college adjunct is told to keep images off bulletin board; Illinois and Chapel Hill student papers set off debates.

February 10, 2006
Rising student debts and inconsistent rules make time ripe for new repayment options, report says.

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