| Mar 18, 2015
| 9:20 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 5:43 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 8:16 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 10:26 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 8:05 PM
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...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 3:44 PM
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.
| Feb 27, 2015
| 8:06 AM
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,...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 10:15 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:20 AM
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...