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  • 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...
  • Rallies across UC system protest tuition hikes

    Rallies across UC system protest tuition hikes
    Hundreds of students rallied at campuses across the UC system Monday, staging walkouts, marches and sit-ins in protest of tuition increases. In Berkeley, scores of students and community members marched through the city and continued to occupy Wheeler...
  • 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...
  • L.A. Unified ends Miramonte sex abuse case with $139-million deal

    L.A. Unified ends Miramonte sex abuse case with $139-million deal
    The L.A. Unified School District has agreed to pay about $139 million to settle claims that a Miramonte Elementary School teacher abused his students, drawing to a close the lengthy case that led to changes in state law and district policies. It is...
  • L.A. Unified urged to remain vigilant after settling sex abuse claims

    L.A. Unified urged to remain vigilant after settling sex abuse claims
    An attorney representing plaintiffs in the Miramonte Elementary School child abuse scandal thanked the L.A. Unified School District for agreeing to a $139-million settlement Friday but urged school officials to continue to push to safeguard children in...
  • After UC regents OK tuition plan, eyes turn to Gov. Jerry Brown, state funding

    The votes were cast and the protesters' chanting died down. Now months of political wrangling and budget negotiations are ahead before UC students know for sure how much next year's tuition will be. Under the plan for a tuition increase, approved by the...
  • Management of LAUSD student records system found 'grossly inadequate'

    Management of LAUSD student records system found 'grossly inadequate'
    An investigation into the rollout of a new online student records system by the Los Angeles Unified School District found that management of the project was "grossly inadequate." The My Integrated Student Information System, or MISIS, was intended to...
  • As UC regents debate tuition hike, Brown may hold sway

    The UC regents begin deliberations next week on a proposal to raise tuition by as much as 5% over each of the next five years. And although each member ostensibly has an equal vote, one may well have the strongest sway on public opinion and UC finances:...
  • UC Irvine police officers accuse bosses of spying on them

    Top brass at the UC Irvine Police Department secretly installed microphones and cameras to spy on employees at the organization's headquarters, according to a lawsuit filed by the union representing campus police officers. Microphones capable of picking...
  • In widely opposed move, UC regents set to hike tuition up to 5% yearly

    A key UC regents committee on Wednesday moved to raise tuition as much as 5% in each of the next five years after a debate that pitted the state's most powerful political leaders against administrators of the system. The full board of regents is...