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  • College Applications: Information Station

    College Applications: Information Station
    College applications are open, and where you get your information matters. The best resources for college information are counselors/teachers, friends, the Internet and colleges themselves. Counselors/Teachers: College advisers, school counselors,...
  • Top 10 ways to pass your virtual course

    Top 10 ways to pass your virtual course
    With Broward County Public Schools now requiring an online class to graduate, students are obliged to undertake the daunting task of teaching themselves via the Internet. Such a mission requires focus and self-discipline. For those tackling such a class...
  • College domestic: A checklist

    College domestic: A checklist
    For most, life at home is like staying at a 4-star hotel. There is always food available that you didn't go out and buy, your trash is picked up, and if you forget your key, there is always someone to let you in. Your domestic duties are handled by...
  • Anaheim Union superintendent aims to serve all students

    Anaheim Union superintendent aims to serve all students
    When community leaders gathered to welcome Michael Matsuda, the new superintendent decided to share the moment — and the limelight — with one of his students. Abby Carreon, a 17-year-old homeless student who was beginning her senior year...
  • Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors

    Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors
    The UC regents Thursday awarded pay increases of as much as 20% to the leaders of the Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Merced and Riverside campuses and set the annual salary of the new UC Irvine chancellor, Howard Gillman, at $485,000. The regents said the...
  • UC proposes systemwide plan to fight sexual misconduct

    UC proposes systemwide plan to fight sexual misconduct
    In a sweeping effort to combat sexual misconduct on campus, University of California officials unveiled a systemwide plan Wednesday, calling for mandatory training for all students, staff and faculty, improved support for victims and more thorough...
  • L.A. schools police will return grenade launchers but keep rifles, armored vehicle

    Los Angeles Unified school police officials said Tuesday that the department will relinquish some of the military weaponry it acquired through a federal program that furnishes local law enforcement with surplus equipment. The move comes as education and...
  • USC unveiling plans for $650-million housing, retail complex

    USC unveiling plans for $650-million housing, retail complex
    USC on Monday is to unveil the final and somewhat altered design of the biggest construction project in the university's history: a $650-million housing and retail complex just north of the main campus. Replacing a now-demolished shopping center along...
  • USC entrepreneurs aim to offer the world free bikes

    USC entrepreneurs aim to offer the world free bikes
    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...
  • Truancy rates are higher among California's low-income students, report says

    Truancy rates are higher among California's low-income students, report says
    Across California, truancy rates for students from low-income backgrounds were disproportionately higher than for their more affluent peers during the 2013-14 school year, according to a report released Thursday. Data from the California Department of...
  • LAUSD's Deasy seeks records of board members' tech-firm contacts

    LAUSD's Deasy seeks records of board members' tech-firm contacts
    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...