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  • Student sues Citrus College District over free speech restrictions

    Student sues Citrus College District over free speech restrictions
    Vincenzo Sinapi-Riddle is a passionate libertarian who was thrilled to attend Citrus College in Glendora for what he imagined would be a quintessential college experience of unbridled debate. But after he arrived last year, he learned that the college...
  • Ethics guru, exclusive private school spar over discipline of daughter

    Ethics guru, exclusive private school spar over discipline of daughter
    Michael Josephson made a career of encouraging people to do the right thing. His Los Angeles-based nonprofit, the Josephson Institute of Ethics, has trained government officials, corporate officers, Olympic athletes and millions of schoolchildren in...
  • What teachers think of teaching without tenure

    To the editor: I have been teaching for 23 years. This is what the Vergara case, which threw out California's teacher protection laws, means to me. ("Poll shows state voters are willing to weaken teacher job protections," June 26) I will no longer be...
  • Many California community college students need 4 years to graduate

    Many California community college students need 4 years to graduate
    About half the students enrolled in California's community colleges take more than four years to graduate, double the traditional two-year commitment, a study released Tuesday found. Of the nearly 64,000 who received a single associate degree in the...
  • LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students

    LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students
    Los Angeles school district officials have allowed a group of high schools to choose from among six different laptop computers for their students — a marked contrast to last year's decision to give every pupil an iPad. Contracts that will come...
  • Audit criticizes panel for move to revoke S.F. college's accreditation

    In a blistering critique, state auditors Thursday faulted the decision by a private panel to revoke the accreditation of San Francisco's only community college and found that the overall authorization process is weak. The audit said the Accrediting...
  • UC creates task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual assault

    University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Friday she is forming a task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual violence at UC campuses. The group will monitor the system's progress and work to develop best practices in prevention,...
  • Bill would let winemaking students under 21 taste their work

    Bill would let winemaking students under 21 taste their work
    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...
  • L.A. Unified board refuses to reappoint member of oversight panel

    L.A. Unified board refuses to reappoint member of oversight panel
    The Los Angeles Board of Education this week acted against a critic of its controversial iPad program by refusing to reappoint him to a key review panel, the latest of several actions that could limit scrutiny of the project. On Tuesday, a board...
  • Top candidates for state schools chief in close money race

    Top candidates for state schools chief in close money race
    The top contenders to be the state’s public schools chief are neck-and-neck in campaign funds leading into the June primary, according to finance reports filed Thursday. Current state superintendent Tom Torlakson has just under $200,000 in the...
  • Obama to grads: I don't remember my graduation speaker

    President Obama admitted to a high school graduating class Wednesday that he doesn’t remember his graduation speaker, musing that that is probably because he was thinking about the party that would follow the ceremony. “I don’t...