| Sep 14, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Students race every which way across the USC campus between classes. With 10 minutes to get from one to the next, every minute counts. New white and orange bicycles sail by beach cruisers, skateboards, scooters and pedestrians.
The bicycles are the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:15 PM
In a bold challenge to his bosses, L.A. Unified Supt. John Deasy has filed a public records request seeking emails and other documents involving school board members and nearly two dozen companies including those at the center of the controversial iPad...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Twelve former Crenshaw High teachers alleged during opening arguments in a labor hearing Wednesday that the Los Angeles Unified School District targeted and removed them from the campus in retaliation for their union activism.
In 2012, the district...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Could California State University one day limit enrollment to transfers, admitting burgeoning numbers of community college students but turning away new freshmen?
The idea sounds far-fetched, but that scenario was raised Tuesday by trustees who...
| Sep 9, 2014
A sampling of colleges' common readings for this year's freshman class:
Occidental College: "The Speech: The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream," by Gary Younge.
Cal State Bakersfield and University of Maryland, Baltimore County:...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Freshmen at colleges around the country for years have been assigned to read the same books as a way to bond at orientation and to encourage intellectual interactions rather than just social ones.
But this year, some of the reading selections are coming...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Parents at Celerity Exa Charter in Pasadena were left scrambling to find a new school for their children last week after the campus abruptly shut down.
About 300 students attended the elementary school, which was on the campus of William Carey...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Howard Gillman, a political scientist who has been interim chancellor of UC Irvine since July, is being nominated to become the permanent head of the Orange County campus as it starts its second half-century.
Gillman became temporary chancellor of the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:04 AM
The pitch came from a smiling man in a jacket and tie, sitting at his desk and rhapsodizing about the wonders one product could bring to the sprawling Los Angeles Unified School District. The new item would lead to "huge leaps in what's possible for...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 9:08 PM
For the longest time, Dixia Aguilar said, her mother thought she attended UCLA, not Cal State L.A. "No, Mom," she would say, "CSULA."
In Long Beach, graphics design major Tyler Lampe said his campus' formal name hardly inspired school spirit.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:50 PM
California parents are deciding against vaccinating their kindergarten-age children at twice the rate they did seven years ago, a fact public health experts said is contributing to the reemergence of measles across the state and may lead to outbreaks of...