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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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UC President Janet Napolitano (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
UC President Janet Napolitano (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

In and around Los Angeles:

In California:

  • Protesters disrupted a UC regents meeting over the results of a state audit.
  • The regents are tackling such issues as responding to the audit and limiting out-of-state students this week.


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