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  • Survey finds college freshmen party less, worry about money more

    Survey finds college freshmen party less, worry about money more
    The current crop of college freshmen showed up at school as less experienced party animals than their older peers but with more mental health and emotional issues, according to a national survey by UCLA researchers. At the same time, the new college...
  • What will bachelor's degrees from community colleges be worth?

    What will bachelor's degrees from community colleges be worth?
    When 15 California community colleges received preliminary approval to offer four-year degrees recently, officials touted the move as a way to provide highly trained workers at a lower cost, especially for technical jobs in fields such as medicine and...
  • 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...
  • UC president, Gov. Brown to jointly review university finances

    UC president, Gov. Brown to jointly review university finances
    Gov. Jerry Brown and UC President Janet Napolitano, who have butted heads over proposed tuition increases, are expected to team up next week as a rare two-person committee to review the 10-campus system's spending patterns, graduation rates and pension...
  • Judge says accrediting panel denied San Francisco college a fair review

    Judge says accrediting panel denied San Francisco college a fair review
    In revoking the accreditation of City College of San Francisco, a private commission violated the law in ways that denied the 80,000-student school a fair hearing, a judge tentatively ruled Friday. Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow directed the San...
  • Schools on military bases struggle with maintenance

    Schools on military bases struggle with maintenance
    Water leaks stain the ceiling of Irving L. Branch Elementary School. Electrical wiring is exposed, and students are careful to avoid cracks in the playground's asphalt. "We need new stuff," sixth-grader Damian Rattler said recently while sitting in a...
  • Accrediting panel gives City College of San Francisco a 2-year reprieve

    Accrediting panel gives City College of San Francisco a 2-year reprieve
    San Francisco's only community college will remain accredited for at least two more years in a reprieve announced Wednesday to keep the institution's doors open for nearly 80,000 students. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges...
  • L.A. Unified's iPad program plagued by problems early, review says

    L.A. Unified's iPad program plagued by problems early, review says
    A $1.3-billion iPads-for-all program in Los Angeles schools was plagued by lack of resources and inadequate planning for how the devices would be used in classrooms and, later, how they would be evaluated, according to a federal review. The U.S....
  • UC system reports record number of applications for fall 2015 semester

    UC system reports record number of applications for fall 2015 semester
    The University of California received a record number of applications from an increasingly diverse pool of candidates, with more than a third of them Latinos for the first time, officials announced Monday. Overall, 193,873 students sought entrance to at...
  • Former LAUSD board president will run troubled charter school group

     Former LAUSD board president will run troubled charter school group
    A local charter school group that is battling for survival has turned to a well-known and sometimes controversial education figure to take charge. Magnolia Public Schools, under fire for money management and other issues, has hired former L.A. school...
  • 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...