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  • Rodriguez is new chancellor of L.A. Community College District

    Rodriguez is new chancellor of L.A. Community College District
    The Los Angeles Community College District has selected a veteran educator to be its next chancellor, officials said Thursday. Francisco Rodriguez, 51, has been president and superintendent of the MiraCosta Community College District in north San...
  • When wooing graduation speakers, colleges have their talking points

    When wooing graduation speakers, colleges have their talking points
    The nearly two-minute UC Irvine video looks like an appeal to prospective students, featuring a montage of undergraduates walking around campus, dancing in classrooms and celebrating big basketball victories. But the target audience becomes obvious at...
  • For South Gate Middle School class, abalones open a whole new world

    For South Gate Middle School class, abalones open a whole new world
    Jenny Gonzalez checked for signs of epipodium, tentacles resembling swaying wet noodles, on the green abalones in her South Gate classroom the other day. "That's what I was looking for," Jenny, 13, said of a small, light-colored abalone. "When you see...
  • L.A. school board approves amended contract for Supt. John Deasy

    L.A. school board approves amended contract for Supt. John Deasy
    Los Angeles Unified schools Supt. John Deasy has a newly modified contract that includes an annual buyout of unused vacation days and new performance measures that require him to bring in revenue and enroll more students. He will also pay his own...
  • Beverly Hills principal cleared in sports camp probe

    Beverly Hills principal cleared in sports camp probe
    The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has concluded its investigation into Beverly Hills High School Principal Carter Paysinger and the for-profit summer sports camp he owned — clearing him of any criminal wrongdoing, authorities said...
  • 818 Roundup: Body of man found on 210 freeway ID'd, hit-and-run suspect pleads not guilty

    818 Roundup: Body of man found on 210 freeway ID'd, hit-and-run suspect pleads not guilty
    Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Friday, February 27, 2014. Here's our roundup of the top headlines in the area: - The body of a man found on the Foothill (210) Freeway in Pasadena early Wednesday was identified as 40-year-old La Cañada...
  • Using art as a broad stroke to promote social awareness

    When Raissa Howera was growing up in the Washington area, she took part in protests supporting independence for Ukraine, the land of her father's family. Such activism was typical, she said. Her adolescence was marked by frustration with the problems...
  • Medicaid recipients may stay in system even if they don't qualify

    Medicaid recipients may stay in system even if they don't qualify
    Maryland must spend as much as $30.5 million more to provide Medicaid coverage to Marylanders because the state's glitch-riddled health exchange website can't tell whether they are still eligible. It's another problem exacerbated by the software that has...
  • Common Core fight could move to Legislature, as bills urge Florida to pause implementation

    Common Core fight could move to Legislature, as bills urge Florida to pause implementation
    A Florida House bill that would require the state to halt implementation of Common Core academic standards, at least temporarily, got more support this week, with a state senator filing an identical companion bill. Both demand Florida halt Common Core ...
  • Filling a black history void

    Filling a black history void
    Barbara Junious would tell her grandchildren stories of what it was like growing up as a young African American girl in Tennessee and as an adult in Chicago during the civil rights movement, but she realized that aside from her stories, they didn't know...
  • Character Counts: Alana Culbreath

    Alana Culbreath Age: 8 School: Boca Raton Elementary Grade: Second Hometown: Boca Raton Pillar: Caring Alana's strong stance against bullying got a standing ovation from her classmates when she stepped up to help a new student who was being teased....