| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:04 PM
In a blistering critique, state auditors Thursday faulted the decision by a private panel to revoke the accreditation of San Francisco's only community college and found that the overall authorization process is weak.
The audit said the Accrediting...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:44 PM
The state's major education players — from school boards to teachers unions and superintendents — signed a pledge Friday to work together to fine-tune a new teacher evaluation system put in place this school year.
The action taken at the...
| Jul 1, 2014
HAMPTON — Eugene Marshall Jr. took the plunge 30 years ago. Farewell IBM and potential long-term security and stock options. Hello college sports administration and thankless hours and inevitable job change.
He's never looked back, and Monday...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:14 PM
San Francisco's only community college and its 80,000 students won a victory this week when a private panel announced new rules that could allow the troubled institution to remain open.
The Novato-based Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:47 PM
A friend once told me about a horrendous experience she had as a teenager. She had liked a young man, a popular athlete, but when they were alone together he pushed her to the floor. Her head struck a table, and while she was dazed, he raped her. Years...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:30 AM
If President Barack Obama is calling 2014 his year of action, then this must be student loan summer. And the president has just checked one college-debt initiative off his to-do list.
In an effort to relieve some of the financial burden on borrowers...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:18 PM
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge refused to seal portions of a lawsuit against Occidental College on Wednesday, denying such a request from attorneys for the liberal arts school.
Lawyers for Occidental had asked Judge Luis A. Lavin to make...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:47 AM
A besieged chain of for-profit colleges based in Orange County is in danger of shutting down after the U.S. Department of Education levied new restrictions on its students' access to federal student aid.
Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc., which...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:48 PM
As the school year in Howard County came to a close last week, the Folly Quarter Middle School community was celebrating its National Blue Ribbon honor when school officials announced another recent accolade — an online education resource named...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:43 PM
A besieged chain of for-profit colleges based in Orange County has signaled that it is in danger of shutting down after the U.S. Department of Education sharply cut back its access to federal money for student loans and grants.
Plagued by complaints...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:50 PM
Supporters of San Francisco’s embattled community college are waiting to learn if a proposed policy change will keep the school from being stripped of accreditation next month.
The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges...