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  • More students take online classes but passage rates low, study says

    More students take online classes but passage rates low, study says
    More California community college students are taking online courses than a decade ago, but fewer are completing and passing those classes compared with traditional ones, according to a study released Wednesday. Overall, enrollment in online community...
  • UC seeks to increase transfer students from community colleges

    UC seeks to increase transfer students from community colleges
    UC officials on Wednesday proposed new efforts to make it easier for students to transfer to a UC campus from all community colleges -- not just from the small number of two-year schools that dominate transfer statistics. The move is prompted in part by...
  • List of accused rapists rocks Columbia campus in New York

    List of accused rapists rocks Columbia campus in New York
    A vigilante group at Columbia University, the prestigious Ivy League school in Manhattan, has taken the fight against sexual assault on campus into its own hands and has resorted to social media -- but very much the old school kind. The unidentified...
  • College administrators learning to be sexual misconduct detectives

    College administrators learning to be sexual misconduct detectives
    Butte College administrator Al Renville was never trained as a police investigator, but that's close to the job he found himself in when two students had a sexual encounter off campus that led one to file a complaint with the school. Renville said his...
  • Don't let the 1% control schools

    Bruce Reed, the president of the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation who formerly served in the Obama administration and will focus on education, told Patt Morrison: "My general experience with political elected bodies is that the odds of them being...
  • Opposing visions for education on view in state superintendent race

    Opposing visions for education on view in state superintendent race
    In next month's contest to lead the state's public schools, the two front-runners represent opposing forces within education over how best to improve student achievement. Tom Torlakson, the Democratic incumbent, champions teachers and their unions,...
  • L.A. school unions back separate candidates in Board of Education race

    L.A. school unions back separate candidates in Board of Education race
    The two largest school employee unions in Los Angeles are on different sides of a key Board of Education race, as they maneuver for leverage over pay raises, job security and other matters. United Teachers Los Angeles opted last week for retired...
  • Property crimes drop after USC implements new safety measures

    Property crimes drop after USC implements new safety measures
    USC officials are attributing a drop in property crimes at the university to security measures put in place following an on-campus Halloween night shooting that left four teenagers wounded two years ago. The biggest factor in the reduction, officials...
  • Pelosi urges new review of troubled San Francisco city college

    House minority leader Nancy Pelosi called Tuesday for a new review of embattled City College of San Francisco, arguing that its accreditation loss would devastate thousands of students and the community. The demand from the San Francisco lawmaker is the...
  • Bailout for teachers' pensions to cost California school districts

    Bailout for teachers' pensions to cost California school districts
    California's public school districts could face difficult cutbacks if state officials move forward with a plan to bail out the retirement fund for teachers, officials and educators say, but even those painful steps may fall short of curing the pension...
  • L.A. Unified hires Rory Pullens as new head of arts education

    The leader of one of the nation's top arts high schools has accepted the job of leading arts education for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Rory Pullens, 56, has served as head of school and chief executive at the Duke Ellington School of the...