| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:04 PM
In a blistering critique, state auditors Thursday faulted the decision by a private panel to revoke the accreditation of San Francisco's only community college and found that the overall authorization process is weak.
The audit said the Accrediting...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:55 AM
HARTFORD — Family Urban Schools of Excellence, the group that runs the heavily state-financed Jumoke Academy charter schools, announced plans Tuesday to conduct an independent forensic audit following disclosures that its CEO had served prison...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Via this recent piece in Wired, we are introduced to a breakthrough in technological services that could make everyone's home or office immeasurably less secure and give almost everyone with a cellphone the opportunity to become a burglar.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The recent safety lapses at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention might have been chalked up to the sloppy work habits of a few employees, easily resolved, if it weren't for the revelation last week that there has in fact been a systemic...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:06 PM
On Nov. 6, 1968, the Black Student Union and a coalition of student groups at San Francisco State University known as the Third World Liberation Front began what would become the longest student strike in U.S. history. They wanted the university to...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:28 PM
A panel of lawmakers reviewing Gov. Pat Quinn’s botched $55 million anti-violence program delivered yet another political blow to the re-election seeking Democrat, voting Monday to subpoena seven former state officials who helped create and run...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It is a line I have used to open speeches on the lecture circuit for years, and it never fails to get a laugh: "I'm happy to be here tonight from Washington, D.C., where the only politicians with convictions are in prison."
That's only partially...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 5:15 AM
— A federal grand jury has issued a subpoena for emails of key players in Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled $54.5 million anti-violence program, including the former head of the program and two former ranking members of Quinn's administration....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Lower Macungie commissioners have decided to stick with their longtime contracted engineer rather than begin pursuing an on-staff employee to handle some of those duties.
The board made that decision after weeks of ongoing discussions about the future of...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:54 PM
The suspended head of the Centinela Valley school district, who attracted public scrutiny because of his high compensation, now faces dismissal, the repayment of at least $200,000 and liability for back taxes.
The Centinela Board of Education voted...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sent a letter Thursday to Amistad America, urging the financially troubled organization to bring the ship to Sailfest in New London this weekend or face the prospect of losing its nearly $400,000 in annual state funding.