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.
In and around Los Angeles:
- A close look at how rules governing charter schools in L.A. Unified are changing.
- How one elementary school drew on "CSI" to get students to use their math.
- While fewer new foreign students enrolled in colleges in the U.S. this year, California is still their top choice.
- Research shows that California has many jobs that pay well and don't require employees to have a bachelor's degree.