Last August, Congress pulled the plug on the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity, amid a sense that the Bush administration had overly politicized the U.S. Education Department's advisory panel on accreditation. On Monday, the Education Department announced that it would take nominations for the six seats that Education Secretary Arne Duncan can fill on the newly reconstituted 18-member panel; the House and Senate will each appoint six members, too.
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