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  • Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors

    Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors
    The UC regents Thursday awarded pay increases of as much as 20% to the leaders of the Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Merced and Riverside campuses and set the annual salary of the new UC Irvine chancellor, Howard Gillman, at $485,000. The regents said the...
  • USC unveiling plans for $650-million housing, retail complex

    USC unveiling plans for $650-million housing, retail complex
    USC on Monday is to unveil the final and somewhat altered design of the biggest construction project in the university's history: a $650-million housing and retail complex just north of the main campus. Replacing a now-demolished shopping center along...
  • USC entrepreneurs aim to offer the world free bikes

    USC entrepreneurs aim to offer the world free bikes
    Students race every which way across the USC campus between classes. With 10 minutes to get from one to the next, every minute counts. New white and orange bicycles sail by beach cruisers, skateboards, scooters and pedestrians. The bicycles are the...
  • L.A. schools police will return grenade launchers but keep rifles, armored vehicle

    Los Angeles Unified school police officials said Tuesday that the department will relinquish some of the military weaponry it acquired through a federal program that furnishes local law enforcement with surplus equipment. The move comes as education and...
  • Hearing opens on Crenshaw teachers' claims of anti-union bias

    Hearing opens on Crenshaw teachers' claims of anti-union bias
    Twelve former Crenshaw High teachers alleged during opening arguments in a labor hearing Wednesday that the Los Angeles Unified School District targeted and removed them from the campus in retaliation for their union activism. In 2012, the district...
  • LAUSD's Deasy seeks records of board members' tech-firm contacts

    LAUSD's Deasy seeks records of board members' tech-firm contacts
    In a bold challenge to his bosses, L.A. Unified Supt. John Deasy has filed a public records request seeking emails and other documents involving school board members and nearly two dozen companies including those at the center of the controversial iPad...
  • Truancy rates are higher among California's low-income students, report says

    Truancy rates are higher among California's low-income students, report says
    Across California, truancy rates for students from low-income backgrounds were disproportionately higher than for their more affluent peers during the 2013-14 school year, according to a report released Thursday. Data from the California Department of...
  • Strained ties cloud future of Deasy, LAUSD

    Strained ties cloud future of Deasy, LAUSD
    The controversy engulfing Los Angeles Unified's $1.3-billion technology project has inflamed long-held tensions between the Board of Education and Supt. John Deasy, who is questioning whether he should step down. In an interview, Deasy acknowledged that...
  • Parents at Pasadena charter school left scrambling after campus closes

    Parents at Celerity Exa Charter in Pasadena were left scrambling to find a new school for their children last week after the campus abruptly shut down. About 300 students attended the elementary school, which was on the campus of William Carey...
  • LAUSD's portable pools make the rounds for water safety

    LAUSD's portable pools make the rounds for water safety
    Just last week, Nathan Flores was feigning stomachaches so he wouldn't have to swim in the 3-foot deep swimming pool, his mother said. But this week, Nathan, 5, splashes around like a koi in a pond. Free daily lessons have taught him to be less afraid...
  • Supt. Deasy's early and avid support of iPads under intense scrutiny

     Supt. Deasy's early and avid support of iPads under intense scrutiny
    The pitch came from a smiling man in a jacket and tie, sitting at his desk and rhapsodizing about the wonders one product could bring to the sprawling Los Angeles Unified School District. The new item would lead to "huge leaps in what's possible for...