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  • The probe into audit interference, ordered by UC regents, concluded that UC President Janet Napolitano approved a plan that led to the interference.
  • UC regents, meeting in San Francisco, chastised Napolitano for her role in the interference. Napolitano responded by saying she should have shown better judgment. 
  • On Wednesday, they heard about ways to make a UC education more affordable.
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Behind the debate: Read the changes to rules for L.A. charter schools

 (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
(Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)

After they put pressure on officials of the Los Angeles Unified School District, charter school leaders last week won changes to the rules under which they operate.

Students, they say, will benefit. However, some district officials say that it is better for students that the charters did not get everything they wanted.

Here is a look at what the district agreed to change, where charters backed down, and what might happen next.

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