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  • Many college students err on cost of education

    Many college students err on cost of education
    Kevin Kou knows exactly how much he is paying to attend UCLA this year: $5,700, not counting federal and state grants, says the first-year student from Baldwin Hills. He recently checked the amount after logging onto a UCLA website. Kou's financial...
  • Tsunami survivors ride Rose Parade float showing U.S.-Japan friendship

    Tsunami survivors ride Rose Parade float showing U.S.-Japan friendship
    Even three years later, high school student Yui Karino can't think about Japan's 2011 tsunami without bursting into tears. The massive undersea earthquake that sent towering black waves into her town engulfed the local elementary school, carrying away her...
  • 'Game changer': 4-year degrees from some California 2-year colleges

    'Game changer': 4-year degrees from some California 2-year colleges
    Steve Crawford recently graduated from the mortuary science program at Cypress College in Orange County. If he passes state tests, he could get a job in a coroner's office, which was once his dream job. But Crawford has decided he might want to work...
  • Professor floats idea of three-year B.A. to cut college costs

    In theory, it's a simple idea. With the cost of attending college rising, why not reduce the typical time for a bachelor's degree from four years to three? That's the proposal floated by Johns Hopkins University professor Paul Weinstein in the latest...
  • Report card: Illinois schools in the hole as spending rises

    Report card: Illinois schools in the hole as spending rises
    Illinois school districts ended up nearly $1 billion in the hole in 2013, dipping into reserves or borrowing to pay the bills, according to the latest finance data, painting a grim picture of the state's public school system. While statewide school...
  • L.A. Unified discusses possible settlement in Miramonte case

    L.A. Unified discusses possible settlement in Miramonte case
    The Los Angeles Board of Education discussed a possible settlement offer Tuesday involving a former Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused of feeding semen to his students in what became the largest and costliest child abuse case in the school...
  • 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...
  • 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...