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  • State threatens to withhold funds from schools that skip Common Core test

    State threatens to withhold funds from schools that skip Common Core test
    A showdown over state testing is intensifying, with the Illinois State Board of Education threatening to yank as much as hundreds of millions of dollars from districts that don't administer a new state exam to students. A dramatic letter to school...
  • Granada Hills Charter High wins L.A. Unified's Academic Decathlon

    Granada Hills Charter High School won Los Angeles Unified's annual Academic Decathlon, recording the highest team score in the competition's 47-year history, officials said Friday. The school, a three-time national decathlon champion located in the west...
  • Study: Even for college-educated blacks, road to full-time work is rocky

     Study: Even for college-educated blacks, road to full-time work is rocky
    Months before he graduated from college, Jeramey Winfield was sending out resumes and applying for jobs online in Chicago. The media studies major hoped to jump from Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire right into the Chicago workforce, in marketing or...
  • Michigan college names local students to dean's list

    Hope College in Holland, Mich., has named the following student to its dean's list for the fall semester of the 2014-15 school year. Rachel deMarigny, Emma Ropski, Bridget Totsch. Hope, a private liberal arts residential college, is located in...
  • Lawmakers want to question College of DuPage president on severance package

     Lawmakers want to question College of DuPage president on severance package
    An Illinois Senate panel will ask College of DuPage President Robert Breuder to appear before its members and answer questions regarding his controversial severance package from the publicly funded school, lawmakers said Wednesday. The newly formed...
  • UC, strawberry growers settle legal fight over research

    UC, strawberry growers settle legal fight over research
    The University of California and the state's strawberry growers have reached a settlement in their legal fight over research that breeds new and valuable varieties of the fruit. Their lawsuits had attracted national attention about academia's important...
  • Should UC system's out-of-state students pay even more?

    Should UC system's out-of-state students pay even more?
    Pennsylvania resident Amy Shao enrolled at UCLA last year knowing that she would pay a steep $23,000 more for tuition than her classmates who grew up in California. But with a lot of help from her parents, large loans and some federal grants, she has...
  • Broad Foundation suspends $1-million prize for urban school districts

    Broad Foundation suspends $1-million prize for urban school districts
    Billionaire Eli Broad has suspended a coveted, $1-million prize to honor the best urban school systems out of concern that they are failing to improve quickly enough. And, associates say, he's no longer certain that he wants to reward traditional school...
  • Study supports affordability of Obamacare for CSU students

    Study supports affordability of Obamacare for CSU students
    As this year's deadline to sign up for Obamacare fast approaches, California State University officials are trying to show students that buying health insurance makes financial sense. A new analysis from the CSU Health Insurance Education Project...
  • UC widens vaccination requirements for 2017

     UC widens vaccination requirements for 2017
    All UC students will have to be vaccinated against measles, meningitis, whooping cough and several other diseases or they will not be allowed to register for classes in fall 2017, university officials announced Friday. Those shots will be in addition to...
  • President Obama pitches free community college plan at Tennessee school

    President Obama pitches free community college plan at Tennessee school
    President Obama traveled to this Southern city Friday to sell his new proposal for making community college as widely available as high school, the culmination of a tour outside Washington to promote policy initiatives aimed at the middle class. In...