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  • Fixing college sports: In free agency we trust

    Fixing college sports: In free agency we trust
    The NCAA must be feeling a bit like Dr. Frankenstein these days: assailed by college football and men's basketball players who reject the NCAA's precious, but mostly mythic, notion that they are student-athletes.
  • Pace picks up in race to succeed Congressman Waxman

    Pace picks up in race to succeed Congressman Waxman
     With the June 3 primary just weeks away, the pace is picking up in the 18-candidate race to succeed retiring longtime Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).  A campaign mailer from spiritual teacher and bestselling author Marianne Williamson landed in ...

    UC's Napolitano throws cold water on the online education craze

    UC's Napolitano throws cold water on the online education craze
    University of California President Janet Napolitano struck a rare blow for rational education practice this week by pushing back strongly against the craze for online learning courses. Online education isn't a panacea, she said; it's not for everyone, it'...

    U.S. schools plagued by inequality along racial lines, study finds

    U.S. schools plagued by inequality along racial lines, study finds
    WASHINGTON — Two-fifths of the nation's public school districts offer no preschool programs, and most of those that do offer only part-day programs. Black students account for less than a fifth of those in preschool across the nation but make up...

    U.S. Education secretary praises L.A. program

    U.S. Education secretary praises L.A. program
    Tucked in the corner of a grimy East Hollywood strip mall is a shining hope of public education. Or so U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday in an event that showcased a comprehensive program to boost academic achievement by supporting...