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  • New programs, functionality, gadgets change higher ed experience

    New programs, functionality, gadgets change higher ed experience
    Technology gets schooled New programs, functionality, gadgets change higher ed experience University students across Illinois are taking advantage of cutting-edge technological advances that are changing the way they learn. In a Northwestern University...
  • Future of L.A. County's main juvenile hall is uncertain

    Future of L.A. County's main juvenile hall is uncertain
    Los Angeles County's ambitious, multibillion-dollar drive to upgrade jails and detention centers is leaving behind a dilapidated, 100-year-old lockup for juveniles east of downtown. The county is planning to spend $2 billion to rebuild the Men's Central...
  • LAX Flight Path museum finds itself up for possible relocation

     LAX Flight Path museum finds itself up for possible relocation
    As they seek to resolve the fate of the aviation-themed Proud Bird restaurant, Los Angeles airport officials are raising the ire of supporters of another LAX institution: the Flight Path Learning Center and Museum, visited by thousands of people annually....
  • LAUSD OKs budget; spending on teachers, needy students to grow

     LAUSD OKs budget; spending on teachers, needy students to grow
    Marking a new direction in school finance, the Los Angeles Board of Education unanimously approved a $6.6-billion budget Tuesday that features the largest funding boost in years and the first-ever blueprint for spending millions of new dollars to...
  • Audit criticizes panel for move to revoke S.F. college's accreditation

    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...
  • LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students

    LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students
    Los Angeles school district officials have allowed a group of high schools to choose from among six different laptop computers for their students — a marked contrast to last year's decision to give every pupil an iPad. Contracts that will come...
  • Many California community college students need 4 years to graduate

    Many California community college students need 4 years to graduate
    About half the students enrolled in California's community colleges take more than four years to graduate, double the traditional two-year commitment, a study released Tuesday found. Of the nearly 64,000 who received a single associate degree in the...
  • Ethics guru, exclusive private school spar over discipline of daughter

    Ethics guru, exclusive private school spar over discipline of daughter
    Michael Josephson made a career of encouraging people to do the right thing. His Los Angeles-based nonprofit, the Josephson Institute of Ethics, has trained government officials, corporate officers, Olympic athletes and millions of schoolchildren in...
  • What teachers think of teaching without tenure

    To the editor: I have been teaching for 23 years. This is what the Vergara case, which threw out California's teacher protection laws, means to me. ("Poll shows state voters are willing to weaken teacher job protections," June 26) I will no longer be...
  • LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops

    LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops
    With minimal discussion, Los Angeles school officials this week authorized contracts for the purchase of six different laptop computers to determine which device and curriculum works best for high school students. The approach is a marked contrast to...
  • University of California launches effort to reduce world hunger

    University of California launches effort to reduce world hunger
     The University of California system is launching an effort to expand research and outreach to help reduce world hunger, improve nutrition and aid farmers coping with climate change, officials announced Tuesday. UC President Janet Napolitano said the...