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  • Some Chicago-area districts ditch online state exams, pick paper and pencil

    Some Chicago-area districts ditch online state exams, pick paper and pencil
    The affluent Highland Park-based Township High School District 113 has all the modern technology, bandwidth, computers and technicians it needs to administer new online state exams this spring — but it opted to go with old-fashioned paper and pencil tests instead.
  • Chapman University settles lawsuit with wealthy O.C. donors

    A Corona del Mar couple who accused Chapman University officials of manipulating them into a $12-million donation will drop their lawsuit against the college, according to a joint announcement. Instead of suing to recoup their gift, James and...

    Local Carroll University students named to dean's list

    Skokie residents, Marilyn Abraham and Serina Lodhia were named to the dean's list at Carroll University for the fall 2014 semester. To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade point average for the semester of at least 3.5 on a 4-point...

    Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election

    Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election
    Los Angeles mayors once played the role of kingmaker in school board elections. Both Richard Riordan and Antonio Villaraigosa took on the teachers union, leading campaigns to raise money for favored candidates. When those candidates won, the mayors...

    Labor activists cancel faculty unionization vote at CalArts

    Labor activists cancel faculty unionization vote at CalArts
    Labor activists have halted efforts, for now, to unionize the faculty at the California Institute of the Arts, a move that reflects deep divisions at the Valencia campus and slows what had been a burgeoning trend to organize college professors in...