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  • Online courses to be reviewed for possible degree credits

     
    Officials of two prominent education organizations Tuesday announced a partnership that eventually could lead some colleges to grant degree credits for online classes offered through a network of currently free, non-credit courses....
  • 2,000 golf balls dropped onto O.C. school athletic field

     
    The weather forecast was cloudy, with a chance of golf balls — and it didn't disappoint. About 2,000 golf balls rained down on Mariners Christian School's athletic field just after noon Friday. "I thought it was pretty awesome and really......
  • Loyola Marymount receives federal grants

     
    Loyola Marymount University is set to receive a slew of federal grants totaling nearly $3 million. The private school in Los Angeles recently landed two awards from the National Science Foundation and one from the U.S. Department of Education. The......
  • UCLA football players signal support for more protections

     
    UCLA players support student rights measure...
  • Assembly OKs corporate tax change to raise $1 billion for scholarships

     
    State lawmakers change tax code to raise $1 billion for scholarships...
  • Lawmakers approve financial protections for college athletes

     
    Athletes at colleges including UCLA and USC would not lose financial aid if they suffer serious injuries on the field under legislation approved Wednesday by the state Senate and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown for consideration....
  • Feds fund AP tests for low-income students

     
    California will receive $7.6 million to help low-income high school students pay for Advanced Placement tests, the federal government announced Wednesday....
  • New financial aid form to help students, families chart college costs

     
    The Obama administration on Tuesday released a version of a financial aid award letter that it said will allow students to better compare college costs before deciding where to enroll. The so-called “shopping sheet” is a one-page, standardized...
  • L.A. Chamber doles out college scholarships

     
    Wilson High School graduate Audrey Lopez has long dreamed of working for NASA as an electrical engineer. But she figured she would never be able to afford college on the salary of her mother, a county social services worker and the family breadwinner....
  • California budget agreement hits welfare, college students

     
    The budget accord reached by Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers would make substantial changes to some government programs, including welfare, education and the courts....
  • Federal education leaders urge families to compare college costs

     
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday urged parents and students to explore the federal government’s national online tool for college costs. The tuition figures listed in the newly revised College Affordability and Transparency Center...