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  • Brown, Napolitano vague about progress of their UC funding confab

     Brown, Napolitano vague about progress of their UC funding confab
    Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano said Wednesday that they are making progress in their unusual two-person effort examining the spending and funding of UC but offered no concrete details on whether they are nearing a compromise on...
  • Pierce College students hungry for on-campus dining options

    Pierce College students hungry for on-campus dining options
    While attending Pierce College last fall, Edward Galan ate lunch most days at food trucks that gathered in the school's parking lot. "I mixed in some barbecue and chicken sometimes, but it was mainly cheeseburgers and fries," said Galan, who estimated...
  • How 'social air bags' for rich kids exacerbate unequal opportunity

    How 'social air bags' for rich kids exacerbate unequal opportunity
    What's the difference between growing up in an affluent family and growing up poor in America? Yes, upper-middle-class kids have more money. But they also have more attentive parents, stable families, good teachers — and even more friends and...
  • Union backing influential in all but one L.A. Community College race

    In most elections for seats on the Los Angeles Community College District board of trustees, the candidates with the backing of the faculty union typically are the victors. In three of the four races on Tuesday's ballot, the candidates supported by...
  • Chapman University settles lawsuit with wealthy O.C. donors

    Chapman University settles lawsuit with wealthy O.C. donors
    A Corona del Mar couple who accused Chapman University officials of manipulating them into a $12-million donation will drop their lawsuit against the college, according to a joint announcement. Instead of suing to recoup their gift, James and...
  • Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election

    Charter school group is political force in L.A. Unified board election
    Los Angeles mayors once played the role of kingmaker in school board elections. Both Richard Riordan and Antonio Villaraigosa took on the teachers union, leading campaigns to raise money for favored candidates. When those candidates won, the mayors...
  • SAE chapters in California have faced discipline over rule breaking

    SAE chapters in California have faced discipline over rule breaking
    Well before the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity in Oklahoma became infamous for videotaped racist chants, SAE chapters in California were involved in numerous serious incidents, including a hazing death, the closing of two houses and disciplinary sanctions...
  • Giles-Leigh Concert Band earns top honor at IGSMA Contest

    The members of the Giles-Leigh Concert Band earned a Division I rating, the highest rating possible, at this year's Illinois Grade School Music Association District 7 Organizational Contest. The contest took place on Saturday, March 14. The Giles-Leigh...
  • California, GOP on same page in bid to curb U.S. role in schools reform

     California, GOP on same page in bid to curb U.S. role in schools reform
    California may be a blue state, but a Republican-led effort to scale back federal intervention in educational reform is drawing support here. As the House of Representatives moves to vote on reauthorizing a 50-year-old education reform law,...
  • L.A. teachers launch union drive at Alliance charter schools

    L.A. teachers launch union drive at Alliance charter schools
    Teachers at the largest charter school organization in Los Angeles have launched a drive to unionize, a move that could alter the path of school reform in the city. Charter schools, which are independently managed and publicly funded, have grown rapidly...
  • Local Carroll University students named to dean's list

    Skokie residents, Marilyn Abraham and Serina Lodhia were named to the dean's list at Carroll University for the fall 2014 semester. To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade point average for the semester of at least 3.5 on a 4-point...