| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In Beverly Hills, high school students can take a U.S. history course for $798 this summer; in La Cañada Flintridge, Spanish is offered for $775, and in Arcadia, a creative writing course costs $605, plus a $25 registration fee.
While summer programs in...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:36 PM
The Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday requested that a judge approve a settlement agreement with the family of a student who alleged that he was molested by a onetime Telfair Elementary School teacher.
District officials contend that they...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The UC regents Thursday confirmed UC San Francisco's medical school dean, Sam Hawgood, as chancellor of that health sciences campus and set his new salary at $750,000, a 13.8% increase. The regents also approved 3% pay raises for other UC chancellors...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:54 PM
The suspended head of the Centinela Valley school district, who attracted public scrutiny because of his high compensation, now faces dismissal, the repayment of at least $200,000 and liability for back taxes.
The Centinela Board of Education voted...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:22 PM
On what she expects will be the "most exciting day of her life" next month, Jaclyn Cubillas will probably be working on a lush Northern California vineyard, surrounded by grapes destined to become fine Syrah and Zinfandel.
On that day, the UC Davis...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:52 PM
Marking a new direction in school finance, the Los Angeles Board of Education unanimously approved a $6.6-billion budget Tuesday that features the largest funding boost in years and the first-ever blueprint for spending millions of new dollars to...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Andres Ramos won his first race for public office when he was still a senior at USC in 2007, making the then-22-year-old among the youngest elected officials in California.
But shortly after securing a seat on the Compton Community College District...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:45 PM
UCLA chemistry professor Patrick Harran struck a deal with prosecutors Friday that all but frees him from criminal liability in the 2008 laboratory fire that killed a staff research assistant.
Charged with four felony counts of willfully violating state...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:43 PM
A former Los Angeles Unified School District teacher who sexually assaulted four girls, including a relative, was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison after being confronted in court by victims and their families.
Robert Pimentel, who worked at...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:18 PM
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge refused to seal portions of a lawsuit against Occidental College on Wednesday, denying such a request from attorneys for the liberal arts school.
Lawyers for Occidental had asked Judge Luis A. Lavin to make...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:14 PM
School districts in four of five Southern California counties outperformed the state average in reducing suspensions last year amid growing calls nationwide to find more effective ways to correct student misbehavior.
Districts in Los Angeles, Riverside,...