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  • Cal State system under fire for success fees on some campuses

    Cal State system under fire for success fees on some campuses
    As University of California leaders push for a controversial multiyear tuition increase, the larger California State University system is holding back, preferring instead to wait and see if more funding can be coaxed from the state, officials said. That...
  • L.A. Unified says girl, 14, could consent to sex with teacher

    L.A. Unified officials are coming under fire for allowing their attorneys to argue that a 14-year-old student was mature enough to consent to sex with her middle school math teacher. The arguments were made in a civil case that was filed last year by...
  • Cal State trustees OK $269-million budget, pay raises for top execs

    Cal State trustees OK $269-million budget, pay raises for top execs
    California State University trustees approved a new budget Thursday for the 23-campus system, but acknowledged that it is unlikely to receive sufficient state funding to enroll all eligible students. The 2015-16 budget request of $269 million includes...
  • Student borrowing is down as tuition rises more slowly, study finds

    Student borrowing is down as tuition rises more slowly, study finds
    Challenging the widely held fears that student debt continues to grow monstrously, new data show some financial good news for college students, particularly for those in California. A College Board study released Thursday says that average student...
  • Four L.A. school board members likely to face reelection challenges

    Four L.A. school board members likely to face reelection challenges
    A majority of the Los Angeles Board of Education is up for reelection this spring, and all four are likely to face challengers based on the election filing period that closed Saturday. The four incumbents — Richard Vladovic, Tamar Galatzan,...
  • Consultant's report details problems with LAUSD student record system

    Consultant's report details problems with LAUSD student record system
    The rollout of a new student records system for Los Angeles schools was problematic at just about every level, according to a consultant's report released Thursday. The report is the first independent examination of L.A. Unified's computer data program,...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown, students decry proposed UC tuition hikes

    Gov. Jerry Brown, students decry proposed UC tuition hikes
    A University of California proposal to increase tuition by as much as 5% in each of the next five years drew sharp opposition Thursday from Gov. Jerry Brown, top state legislative leaders and student activists, ending three years of relative peace over...
  • Cal State 'success fees' draw growing criticism

    Undergraduates in the California State University system already pay historically high tuitions: an average of $5,472 a year not including books, room and board. But students who read the fine print are also noticing an additional charge —...
  • UC proposes steady tuition hikes

    UC proposes steady tuition hikes
    For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition hikes — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students. For undergraduates who are California...
  • Incumbent Torlakson takes the lead in race for state schools chief

    Incumbent Torlakson takes the lead in race for state schools chief
    In the most expensive political race in California, incumbent Tom Torlakson held the lead late Tuesday night over Marshall Tuck in the contest for state superintendent of public instruction. Shortly before midnight, Torlakson cautiously predicted...
  • 2 firms that won LAUSD's tech program most active in seeking meetings

    2 firms that won LAUSD's tech program most active in seeking meetings
    More than a year before the Los Angeles Board of Education agreed to an iPads-for-all program, Apple and a leading curriculum company repeatedly sought meetings with school board members, newly released emails and records reviewed by The Times show. The...