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  • UCLA's Anderson school to get $100-million gift from namesake's widow

    UCLA's Anderson school to get $100-million gift from namesake's widow
    UCLA's graduate management school will receive $100 million from the widow of its namesake, businessman John Anderson, officials are announcing Thursday. Marion Anderson made the donation as the UCLA business school has become mainly self-supporting; it...
  • Student says Cal Poly Pomona is trying to silence his vegan campaign

    Student says Cal Poly Pomona is trying to silence his vegan campaign
    Cal Poly Pomona student Nicolas Tomas never thought handing out leaflets promoting a vegan diet would become so controversial. But when college administrators moved to restrict his activities, Tomas sued the university. His case became a flashpoint in...
  • In L.A. Unified races, there's one issue where charter schools and teachers union agree

    In L.A. Unified races, there's one issue where charter schools and teachers union agree
    Charter-school backers and the teachers union are on opposite sides in next week's Los Angeles school board elections. But both sides view the school district's ill-fated and expensive effort to provide iPads to all students as key to victory. A charter...
  • U. of I. president gets $167,200 in final bonus

    U. of I. president gets $167,200 in final bonus
    University of Illinois trustees Thursday approved a $167,200 bonus for outgoing president Robert Easter, who will retire from a decadeslong career at the campus next week. The performance bonus is on top of Easter's $478,558 salary, and is in addition to...
  • LAUSD college prep rule puts nearly 75% of 10th graders' diplomas at risk

    LAUSD college prep rule puts nearly 75% of 10th graders' diplomas at risk
    As many as three-quarters of Los Angeles 10th-graders are at risk of being denied diplomas by graduation because they are not on track to meet rigorous new college prep class requirements. This has prompted some in the L.A. Unified School District,...
  • Behind their charms, single-sex colleges struggle with their nature

    Behind their charms, single-sex colleges struggle with their nature
    The names of the two colleges -- Sweet Briar and Deep Springs -- are redolent of bucolic campuses. One is in rural Virginia, in the foothills near Lynchburg, and the other is in California's high desert ranch lands east of Bishop. But the names of the...
  • LAUSD charter group gave food contract to an employee's firm

    LAUSD charter group gave food contract to an employee's firm
    A Los Angeles-based charter group awarded food-service contracts worth millions of dollars to a company partially owned by one of the schools' high-ranking employees, a state investigation has found. The probe involved Jacqueline Duvivier Castillo,...
  • Chicago Public Schools proposes bare-bones capital budget

      Chicago Public Schools proposes bare-bones capital budget
    Citing its bleak finances, Chicago Public Schools on Friday unveiled a $160 million capital budget that officials said will largely cover only projects that are already underway and "the most pressing repairs and maintenance issues" at schools. The...
  • Colleges grapple with cheating in the digital age

    Colleges grapple with cheating in the digital age
    Stanford University's honor code dates to 1921, written by students to help guide them through the minefield of plagiarism, forbidden collaboration, copying and other chicaneries that have tempted undergraduates since they first arrived on college...
  • Majority of California's Latino voters highly value school testing

    Majority of California's Latino voters highly value school testing
    Latino voters consider California's standardized tests an important measure of student growth and school performance, according to a new poll that shows the state's largest minority group also feels strongly about teacher accountability and investing...
  • Nearly 8% of Occidental College students surveyed report sexual assault

    Nearly 8% of Occidental College students surveyed report sexual assault
    Nearly 8% of Occidental College students who responded to a survey about sexual misconduct on campus reported that they had been sexually assaulted, according to the results released this week. About 630 undergraduates, 30% of the student body,...