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Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest:

  • 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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How #TrumpBudget cuts school funding, a new LAUSD board president, Cal State budget shortfall: What's new in education

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(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

In and around Los Angeles:

  • Cal State trustees met Tuesday to tackle a tight budget.
  • Could Ref Rodriguez be the next president of the L.A. Unified Board of Education?

In California:


  • What you need to know about how Trump's budget affects public schools and their students.
  • An elite New Hampshire boarding school named 13 faculty members who had been involved in sexual misconduct.

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