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  • As UC regents debate tuition hike, Brown may hold sway
    As UC regents debate tuition hike, Brown may hold sway

    The UC regents begin deliberations next week on a proposal to raise tuition by as much as 5% over each of the next five years. And although each member ostensibly has an equal vote, one may well have the strongest sway on public opinion and UC finances: Gov. Jerry Brown.

  • Cal State system under fire for success fees on some campuses
    Cal State system under fire for success fees on some campuses

    As University of California leaders push for a controversial multiyear tuition increase, the larger California State University system is holding back, preferring instead to wait and see if more funding can be coaxed from the state, officials said.

  • Consultant's report details problems with LAUSD student record system
    Consultant's report details problems with LAUSD student record system

    The rollout of a new student records system for Los Angeles schools was problematic at just about every level, according to a consultant's report released Thursday.

  • Gov. Jerry Brown, students decry proposed UC tuition hikes
    Gov. Jerry Brown, students decry proposed UC tuition hikes

    A University of California proposal to increase tuition by as much as 5% in each of the next five years drew sharp opposition Thursday from Gov. Jerry Brown, top state legislative leaders and student activists, ending three years of relative peace over the cost of public higher education in the...

  • UC goes on offensive to sell tuition increase as opposition builds
    UC goes on offensive to sell tuition increase as opposition builds

    University of California administrators went on an offensive Thursday to sell their proposal to raise tuition by as much as 5% in each of the next five years but faced opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown, legislative leaders and student activists.

  • UC proposes steady tuition hikes
    UC proposes steady tuition hikes

    For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition hikes — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students.

  • UC seeking 5% tuition increases in each of next five years
    UC seeking 5% tuition increases in each of next five years

    For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition increases — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students.

  • Incumbent Torlakson takes the lead in race for state schools chief
    Incumbent Torlakson takes the lead in race for state schools chief

    In the most expensive political race in California, incumbent Tom Torlakson held the lead late Tuesday night over Marshall Tuck in the contest for state superintendent of public instruction.

  • Cal State 'success fees' draw growing criticism
    Cal State 'success fees' draw growing criticism

    Undergraduates in the California State University system already pay historically high tuitions: an average of $5,472 a year not including books, room and board.

  • 2 firms that won LAUSD's tech program most active in seeking meetings
    2 firms that won LAUSD's tech program most active in seeking meetings

    More than a year before the Los Angeles Board of Education agreed to an iPads-for-all program, Apple and a leading curriculum company repeatedly sought meetings with school board members, newly released emails and records reviewed by The Times show.

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