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August 21, 2006

Three scientists who criticized NASA for moving funding away from research will no longer be offering their advice.

August 21, 2006

Education Dept. plan for rule making to examine commission's ideas suggests accreditation as particular target for changes.

August 21, 2006

Clinton Bristow Jr., president of Alcorn State University for the last 11 years, died suddenly Saturday evening, found on the Mississippi institution's track, where he was known for jogging each evening. Bristow had been active in many educational groups that worked on behalf of black students and historically black colleges. In the last month, two other college presidents have died suddenly: Kermit L.

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 18, 2006

Open source advocates see patent suit as signal that dominant player in course management is after them. Is it?

August 18, 2006

New film, "Accepted," makes fun of college students' parents. Do they deserve it?

August 18, 2006

Commenting on U.S. rules for 2 new student aid programs, college groups cite several major flaws.

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