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  • Local Carroll University students named to dean's list

    Skokie residents, Marilyn Abraham and Serina Lodhia were named to the dean's list at Carroll University for the fall 2014 semester. To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade point average for the semester of at least 3.5 on a 4-point...
  • Labor activists cancel faculty unionization vote at CalArts

    Labor activists cancel faculty unionization vote at CalArts
    Labor activists have halted efforts, for now, to unionize the faculty at the California Institute of the Arts, a move that reflects deep divisions at the Valencia campus and slows what had been a burgeoning trend to organize college professors in...
  • 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...
  • Acapulco hit by violence in teacher protest; one killed

    Acapulco hit by violence in teacher protest; one killed
    A 65-year-old retired teacher was killed and dozens of people injured when police forcefully broke up a demonstration that blocked main roads in the tourist city of Acapulco, threatening a key component of Mexico’s economy, authorities said...
  • Professors question traditional four-year residential college model

    Professors question traditional four-year residential college model
    One of the greatest presumptions in U.S. higher education is that a traditional undergraduate degree, earned in four years while living on or near campus, is a good way to prepare young people to get a job and become well-rounded thinkers, at least...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...