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  • UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond

    UC Berkeley studies international education campus in Richmond
    On the waterfront seven miles from UC Berkeley, the university owns what is now an isolated and somewhat ramshackle collection of storage facilities and labs. But Berkeley's chancellor envisions it as a future showcase for international education. The...
  • L.A. Unified says it can't afford 'computer for all' plan

    L.A. Unified says it can't afford 'computer for all' plan
    Los Angeles Unified schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines said Friday that the district cannot afford to provide a computer to every student, signaling a major reversal of his predecessor's ill-fated $1.3-billion effort to distribute iPads to all students,...
  • More high school seniors taking early admissions to college

    More high school seniors taking early admissions to college
    While most of her classmates at Arleta High School anxiously await word on their college applications next month, Unique De La Torre has been a portrait of calm since she was accepted in December to a private New York university. She is among an...
  • Cal State's African American enrollment down despite years of outreach

    Cal State's African American enrollment down despite years of outreach
    For a decade, California State University leaders have set aside several Sundays each February to visit churches in the African American community and preach the benefits of preparing young people for college. During that time, undergraduate...
  • UMass Amherst, Iranian students spar over admissions, sanctions

    UMass Amherst, Iranian students spar over admissions, sanctions
    The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has decided to no longer admit Iranian nationals to graduate programs in key science-related fields, a move that has angered Iranian students and injected the university into the diplomatic whirl of how to...
  • Preschools a microcosm of debate on measles vaccinations

    Preschools a microcosm of debate on measles vaccinations
    For 19 years, the director of the Laguna Parent Participation Preschool has worked alongside mothers and fathers to decide such questions as what children should eat during snack breaks and what type of field trips they should take. But when the current...
  • 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...
  • Granada Hills Charter High wins L.A. Unified's Academic Decathlon

    Granada Hills Charter High School won Los Angeles Unified's annual Academic Decathlon, recording the highest team score in the competition's 47-year history, officials said Friday. The school, a three-time national decathlon champion located in the west...
  • Study: Even for college-educated blacks, road to full-time work is rocky

     Study: Even for college-educated blacks, road to full-time work is rocky
    Months before he graduated from college, Jeramey Winfield was sending out resumes and applying for jobs online in Chicago. The media studies major hoped to jump from Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire right into the Chicago workforce, in marketing or...
  • Michigan college names local students to dean's list

    Hope College in Holland, Mich., has named the following student to its dean's list for the fall semester of the 2014-15 school year. Rachel deMarigny, Emma Ropski, Bridget Totsch. Hope, a private liberal arts residential college, is located in...
  • Lawmakers want to question College of DuPage president on severance package

     Lawmakers want to question College of DuPage president on severance package
    An Illinois Senate panel will ask College of DuPage President Robert Breuder to appear before its members and answer questions regarding his controversial severance package from the publicly funded school, lawmakers said Wednesday. The newly formed...