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  • Assembly speaker says Cal State could get bigger funding boost

    Assembly speaker says Cal State could get bigger funding boost
    California Gov. Jerry Brown jokingly apologized to fellow California State University trustees Tuesday for making the same speech meeting after meeting: the system's request for additional funding competes with a long list of other priorities that outpace...
  • York County School Division to hold two community meetings on budget

    The York County School Division is holding two community meetings next week to garner support for its fiscal year 2015 budget, which was approved Monday night by the school board. The spending plan totals $128.6 million including $14.5 million in...
  • California schools are rolling out new standardized tests

    California schools are rolling out new standardized tests
    Schools across California are set to begin administering new standardized tests Tuesday that are designed to demand more of students and offer a clearer picture of how much they are learning. More than 3 million students will be tested in English and...
  • Hudley-Hayes' academic degrees raise questions

    Genethia Hudley-Hayes is a contender to return to the Los Angeles Board of Education seat she formerly held and can claim many accomplishments. But an MBA that can't be verified has magnified other resume problems, including an inaccurate description of...
  • Improprieties found in operation of Beverly Hills camp

    Improprieties found in operation of Beverly Hills camp
    A report commissioned by the Beverly Hills Unified School District has found a number of financial and ethical improprieties related to a summer sports camp that was run by the high school principal — including his failure to report more than $40,...
  • UC will take part in Hawaii telescope project with Caltech

    SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California took a big step Thursday toward what astronomers predict will be vastly improved exploration of the solar system and universe. The UC regents approved the university's participation in the...
  • L.A. teachers union race heads to runoff for top position

    L.A. teachers union race heads to runoff for top position
    The contest to head the nation's second-largest teachers union will go to a second round, pitting challenger Alex Caputo-Pearl against incumbent Warren Fletcher, who finished a distant second in the initial race, according to results released Thursday....
  • Quarter of UC population had bad experiences on campus, survey finds

    Quarter of UC population had bad experiences on campus, survey finds
    SAN FRANCISCO — About a quarter of UC students, faculty and staff reported that they had experienced some exclusionary, intimidating or offensive situations on campus and 9% said that had interfered with their abilities to study or work, according...
  • Rodriguez is new chancellor of L.A. Community College District

    Rodriguez is new chancellor of L.A. Community College District
    The Los Angeles Community College District has selected a veteran educator to be its next chancellor, officials said Thursday. Francisco Rodriguez, 51, has been president and superintendent of the MiraCosta Community College District in north San...
  • When wooing graduation speakers, colleges have their talking points

    When wooing graduation speakers, colleges have their talking points
    The nearly two-minute UC Irvine video looks like an appeal to prospective students, featuring a montage of undergraduates walking around campus, dancing in classrooms and celebrating big basketball victories. But the target audience becomes obvious at...
  • For South Gate Middle School class, abalones open a whole new world

    For South Gate Middle School class, abalones open a whole new world
    Jenny Gonzalez checked for signs of epipodium, tentacles resembling swaying wet noodles, on the green abalones in her South Gate classroom the other day. "That's what I was looking for," Jenny, 13, said of a small, light-colored abalone. "When you see...