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Stories with subject: School rankings
  • 5 college institutions removed from negative credit watch 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 4:27 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - With deep budget cuts dodged by Louisiana's public colleges, national credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has removed five higher education institutions from a negative credit watch.

  • George Washington University drops SAT, ACT requirement 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 11:30 am

    WASHINGTON - George Washington University will no longer require that students submit their ACT or SAT scores for most freshman admissions.

  • Another rating agency lowers investment grade of CPS bonds 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 4:53 am

    CHICAGO - Another bond rating service has lowered the Chicago Board of Education's investment grade rating to junk status.

  • University of Wyoming law school gets new dean 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 12:22 pm

    CASPER, Wyoming - The University of Wyoming's new law school dean wants to push the program up from fifth to first in the region's rankings by U.S. News & World report.

  • How Obama reversed course on federal college ratings story has photos
    Updated: Jul-02-15 6:55 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and bureaucrats in Obama's own administration.

  • Ritz proposes 1-year hold on lower A-F school grades 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 6:10 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - State schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz asked the Indiana Board of Education on Wednesday to not give lower A-F performance grades to schools for a year because of an expected drop in student standardized test scores.