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Janet Napolitano

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  • Apodaca: Common Core facing stronger pushback

    This is a dangerous time for Common Core. The new educational standards are in the midst of a roll-out that began in earnest in California last year, and advocates of the reforms continue to express their excitement about the potential to improve...
  • UC task force unveils guidelines on fighting campus sexual misconduct

    Aiming to create a national model to combat sexual misconduct, the University of California unveiled recommendations Wednesday aimed at a more uniform, systemwide approach to preventing and responding to violence on campus. In the first of two reports, a...
  • Congressional turf wars are costing US security

    This Congress is replete with oversight investigations — the murder of U.S. officials in Libya, the misdeeds of the Internal Revenue Service — that have produced lots of headlines and little substantive change. When it comes to the most...
  • Interim Chancellor Sam Hawgood is named to head UC San Francisco

    Interim Chancellor Sam Hawgood is named to head UC San Francisco
    Sam Hawgood, the dean of UC San Francisco’s medical school and interim chancellor of that campus since April, was nominated Wednesday to become the permanent leader of the research-powerhouse university. UC system President Janet Napolitano...
  • Janet Napolitano, UC's flak catcher, on admissions policy, tuition hikes and more

    Janet Napolitano, UC's flak catcher, on admissions policy, tuition hikes and more
    Which is the frying pan and which is the fire? Janet Napolitano resigned as head of Homeland Security to head the University of California. At DHS, keeping the U.S. safe meant she was sometimes under attack. UC, of course, is its own kind of minefield....
  • Guidelines to curb campus sexual assaults raise concerns for accused

    The White House on Tuesday announced detailed guidance for colleges on how to deal with sexual assaults, winning praise from advocates of victims and some higher education officials, but renewing concerns from others about protections for the rights of...
  • Condoleezza Rice latest graduation speaker to back out amid protests

    Condoleezza Rice latest graduation speaker to back out amid protests
    Ah, commencement season, time for pomp, circumstance and controversy. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has become the latest public figure embroiled in a commencement spat, announcing Saturday that she would not give the graduation address...
  • UC's Napolitano throws cold water on the online education craze

    UC's Napolitano throws cold water on the online education craze
    University of California President Janet Napolitano struck a rare blow for rational education practice this week by pushing back strongly against the craze for online learning courses. Online education isn't a panacea, she said; it's not for everyone, it'...
  • High deportation figures are misleading

    High deportation figures are misleading
    WASHINGTON — Immigration activists have sharply criticized President Obama for a rising volume of deportations, labeling him the "deporter in chief" and staging large protests that have harmed his standing with some Latinos, a key group of voters...
  • UC Irvine students excited about Obama commencement speech

    UC Irvine students excited about Obama commencement speech
    Students at UC Irvine say they are excited about having President Obama speak at their commencement this year after the news was announced Thursday. “I feel it to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” said Alex Liao, an international studies...
  • Obama to speak at UC Irvine graduation

    Obama to speak at UC Irvine graduation
    University of California schools are two for two in persuading the first couple to speak at graduations. As his wife did several years ago, President Obama agreed Thursday to give the commencement speech at a UC campus, officials announced. The first...