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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.
There have been 186 shootings on school campuses in the U.S. since 20 children and six adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2012, according to Everytown For Gun Safety, an advocacy group.
On Monday, the latest school shooting occurred when a man walked into a San Bernardino special-education class and killed his wife, a student and himself.
The Times has created a graphic that displays where each of these incidents occurred. Explore the graphic here.