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Jun 22, 2006 Rioting in China Over Label on College Diplomas

QUOTE: many students paid the college's rich tuition ... primarily because Shengda promised that their diplomas would bear the name of its parent, Zhengzhou University, a more prestigious national-level institution, and not mention Shengda at all.

New York Times
Nov 27, 2005 Poor Grades Aside, Athletes Get Into College on a $399 Diploma

QUOTE: University High, which has no classes and no educational accreditation, appears to have offered the players little more than a speedy academic makeover...Athletes who graduated from University High acknowledged that they learned little there, but were grateful that it enabled them to qualify for college scholarships.

New York Times
Feb 02, 2005 Database Fights Diploma Mills

QUOTE: database Tuesday that includes the names, addresses and enrollment of all schools accredited by organizations recognized by the federal government. Assistant Secretary of Education Sally Stroup called the database an "important tool to combat the growing industry of diploma mills that scam unsuspecting consumers and employers by offering fraudulent degrees."

Jun 23, 2003 New Law May Leave Many Rural Teachers Behind

QUOTE: "And that's our concern - this law is one size fits all. Why is Washington telling Montana how to certify teachers?"

New York Times
Oct 26, 2001 Members Offer Resume Advice On Listing Age and Certs

ABSTRACT: Provides a few resume editing strategies (oriented toward technology jobs, but the principles apply generally) for seniors who fear age discrimination.

Aug 21, 2001 Postdoc Trail: Long and Filled with Pitfalls

QUOTE: ...postdocs are starting to organize on dozens of campuses and demanding better conditions, higher pay and benefits like health care and parental leave.

New York Times