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  • 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

    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...

    UC coaches could get bonuses based on athletes' grades

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The University of California is moving to link student athletes’ academic grades and graduation rates to the bonuses of team coaches, but some UC regents on Wednesday expressed concerns that the bar would be set too low. Most UC...

    Senate leader Kevin De Leon proposes slashing rival's key program

    Two days after lawmaker John Perez left office, longtime political rival and Senate leader Kevin De Leon proposed Tuesday to make deep cuts to a scholarship program seen as a key part of Perez's legacy as state Assembly speaker. De Leon, who like...

    UC regents approve tuition hikes amid angry protests

    Over the din of students chanting their protest, the University of California regents voted 14-7 on Thursday to approve tuition increases of as much as 5% for each of the next five years. The actual voice vote of the regents could not be heard by the...