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  • Korean-language classes are growing in popularity at U.S. colleges

    Korean-language classes are growing in popularity at U.S. colleges
    When Olivia Hernandez was a middle schooler in Oxnard, she became hooked on K-wave — the global phenomenon of South Korean pop music, television and culture. Inspired by the romantic series "My Lovely Sam Soon" and bands like Clazziquai, she...
  • Universities add degree programs while spurning fads

    Universities add degree programs while spurning fads
    At Cal State Dominguez Hills, recreation and leisure studies are out and cyber-security is in. The geography major at USC has morphed into a new degree program called spatial studies. And Russian and German language programs at UC Riverside are...
  • Four Garfield High students are in national Academic Decathlon final

    Four Garfield High students are in national Academic Decathlon final
    Four Garfield High students will participate this month in the final round of the national Academic Decathlon, the first ever to compete as individuals — rather than as a school team — from the Los Angeles Unified School District. They are...
  • College enrollments in foreign languages

    U.S. college enrollments in some foreign languages in 2013 and change since 2009 (- means minus) Spanish 790,756 -8.2% French 197,757 -8.1% German 86,700 -9.3% Italian 71,825 -11.3% Japanese 66,740 -7.8% Chinese 61,055 +2% Arabic 32,286...
  • USC's Black House proposal raises questions about racial tensions

    USC's Black House proposal raises questions about racial tensions
    When some USC student government leaders voiced support for creating a cultural house for black students, Ama Amoafo-Yeboah thought that she and other undergraduates were closer to having a space where they could hang out and hold events. But before a...
  • Giles-Leigh Concert Band earns top honor at IGSMA Contest

    The members of the Giles-Leigh Concert Band earned a Division I rating, the highest rating possible, at this year's Illinois Grade School Music Association District 7 Organizational Contest. The contest took place on Saturday, March 14. The Giles-Leigh...
  • For historically black colleges, quiz bowl can mean higher profile

    For historically black colleges, quiz bowl can mean higher profile
    When D'Ondre Swails went to college, he looked for a way to replicate the energy and team spirit he had when he ran varsity track in high school. At the historically black, all-male Morehouse College in Atlanta, he discovered the world of quiz bowl. "It...
  • Students put expertise into plain English

    Students put expertise into plain English
    It was a simple question: What do you study? But UCLA doctoral candidate Oscar Campos started to give anything but a simple answer — he talked about cells and biology and how his research related to cancer but that he wasn't technically a cancer...
  • No Child Left Behind overhaul should keep states accountable

    No Child Left Behind overhaul should keep states accountable
    The No Child Left Behind Act, a product of good bipartisan intentions and bad legislative drafting, is closer than ever to a rewrite that was supposed to have happened eight years ago. Two senators who were carrying widely divergent bills to reauthorize...
  • John Mills School honor roll

    John Mills School, in Elmwood Park Community Unit School District 401, has released its third quarter honor roll: Margery Addun, Ivan Andrukhiv, Arbert Yjo Aquino, Melanie Arroyo, Angelina Bonilla, Marely Burke, Gilberto Cano, Bianca Caracci, Victoria...
  • Challenges at school for migrants: Overcoming trauma, learning English

    Challenges at school for migrants: Overcoming trauma, learning English
    Thousands of young immigrants, many of them making the dangerous journey alone, entered the United States illegally last year — a surge of migration that has created special challenges for the youths, their parents and the schools trying to serve...