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  • L.A. Unified says it can't afford 'computer for all' plan

    L.A. Unified says it can't afford 'computer for all' plan
    Los Angeles Unified schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines said Friday that the district cannot afford to provide a computer to every student, signaling a major reversal of his predecessor's ill-fated $1.3-billion effort to distribute iPads to all students,...
  • More high school seniors taking early admissions to college

    More high school seniors taking early admissions to college
    While most of her classmates at Arleta High School anxiously await word on their college applications next month, Unique De La Torre has been a portrait of calm since she was accepted in December to a private New York university. She is among an...
  • Cal State's African American enrollment down despite years of outreach

    Cal State's African American enrollment down despite years of outreach
    For a decade, California State University leaders have set aside several Sundays each February to visit churches in the African American community and preach the benefits of preparing young people for college. During that time, undergraduate...
  • UMass Amherst, Iranian students spar over admissions, sanctions

    UMass Amherst, Iranian students spar over admissions, sanctions
    The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has decided to no longer admit Iranian nationals to graduate programs in key science-related fields, a move that has angered Iranian studentsĀ and injected the university into the diplomatic whirl of how to...
  • Along with his name on Beverly Hills campuses, donor buys controversy

     Along with his name on Beverly Hills campuses, donor buys controversy
    At Beverly Hills High School, a gift of $2,500 will get your name on a seat in the theater. For $50,000, the teachers lounge can be named after you. And, for $10 million, a campus street can bear your name. The Beverly Hills Unified School District...
  • Cal State students to get more say in creation and use of 'success fees'

    Cal State students to get more say in creation and use of 'success fees'
    California State University trustees Wednesday moved to place tighter controls on controversial student fees that have drawn criticism as a backdoor way to raise tuition. The recommendations were presented to the board by a working group led by...
  • Cal State chancellor sets goals for improved graduation rates

    Cal State chancellor sets goals for improved graduation rates
    California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White on Tuesday announced an aggressive plan to substantially increase graduation rates over the next decade while again calling for more state funding to help achieve those goals. In a "state of the...
  • Migrant college students face more stress than their peers, study says

    Migrant college students face more stress than their peers, study says
    Recent federal policies to limit deportations and state programs to expand financial aid have benefited college students who entered the country illegally, but those young people still face emotional, educational and money problems, according to a new...
  • Biden touts community college proposal, healthcare during L.A. visit

    Biden touts community college proposal, healthcare during L.A. visit
    Vice President Joe Biden visited several Los Angeles sites on Friday to tout and gather support for two of the White House's signature initiatives: a plan to make the first two years of community college free and the Affordable Care Act. During a...
  • UC regents table proposal to link coaches' bonuses to athletes' grades

    UC regents table proposal to link coaches' bonuses to athletes' grades
    After spirited debate over how to improve student athletes' classroom performance, the University of California regents on Thursday blocked a proposed new policy that would have linked coaches' compensation to their teams' grades and graduation rates....
  • UC coaches' financial bonuses may be tied to athletes' grades

    UC coaches' financial bonuses may be tied to athletes' grades
    Coaches are among the most highly-paid employees in the University of California system, with hefty bonuses if their teams have good seasons and win championships. On Wednesday, UC officials debated how to add another factor to coaches' compensation...