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  • L.A. Unified urged to remain vigilant after settling sex abuse claims

    L.A. Unified urged to remain vigilant after settling sex abuse claims
    An attorney representing plaintiffs in the Miramonte Elementary School child abuse scandal thanked the L.A. Unified School District for agreeing to a $139-million settlement Friday but urged school officials to continue to push to safeguard children in...
  • L.A. Unified ends Miramonte sex abuse case with $139-million deal

    L.A. Unified ends Miramonte sex abuse case with $139-million deal
    The L.A. Unified School District has agreed to pay about $139 million to settle claims that a Miramonte Elementary School teacher abused his students, drawing to a close the lengthy case that led to changes in state law and district policies. It is...
  • LAUSD board orders Supt. Cortines to analyze misconduct incidents

    LAUSD board orders Supt. Cortines to analyze misconduct incidents
    In the wake of the Miramonte Elementary School child abuse scandal, the Los Angeles school district will analyze past incidents of misconduct to determine how to better safeguard students in the future. The Board of Education on Tuesday approved the...
  • Brown, Legislature study ways to avoid UC, Cal State tuition hikes

    Brown, Legislature study ways to avoid UC, Cal State tuition hikes
    The fate of the proposed tuition increase at University of California campuses now rests in the hands of the governor and state lawmakers, who are aligned in opposition to it but divided over how to scrap it. The UC regents voted in November to increase...
  • Cal State considers limits on freshmen among other enrollment scenarios

    Cal State considers limits on freshmen among other enrollment scenarios
    The University of California's decision to raise tuition generated much controversy. But the California State system could consider what by some measures is an even more radical plan as it struggles with budget constraints and increasing demand from...
  • State bar passage rates

    The percentage of those who passed the summer California bar exam: JULY 2014: 48.6 JULY 2013: 55.8 JULY 2012: 55.3 JULY 2011: 54.8 JULY 2010: 54.8 Source: State Bar of California
  • Rallies across UC system protest tuition hikes

    Rallies across UC system protest tuition hikes
    Hundreds of students rallied at campuses across the UC system Monday, staging walkouts, marches and sit-ins in protest of tuition increases. In Berkeley, scores of students and community members marched through the city and continued to occupy Wheeler...
  • L.A. Unified adopts free history curriculum from Stanford University

    L.A. Unified adopts free history curriculum from Stanford University
    Venice High sophomore Vanessa Pepperdine had always hated history class: the dry lectures, the boring textbooks, the forgettable factoids about famous dead people. "You just read out of the textbook, and it wasn't interesting," Vanessa said. But...
  • U.S. proposes new guidelines on teacher education programs

    U.S. proposes new guidelines on teacher education programs
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday announced new guidelines to improve the preparation of the nation's teaching ranks that will require states to rate the performance of training programs and shift federal funding to those that receive...
  • Occidental students confront a reality of political campaigns: defeat

     Occidental students confront a reality of political campaigns: defeat
    The midterm elections were over. The 11 campaign workers from Occidental College returned to class. But first, they heard from a school reverend. "You win some, you lose some," Susan Young told the group. It's perfectly OK, she said, to have trouble...
  • Technology chief for Los Angeles Unified School District resigns

     Technology chief for Los Angeles Unified School District resigns
    The head of technology for the Los Angeles Unified School District has resigned, the latest fallout from two troubled technology efforts: the iPads-for-all project and a new student records system. Ron Chandler, the chief information officer, headed...