| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:14 PM
State lawmakers change tax code to raise $1 billion for scholarships...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The Getty Research Institute has received a $230,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to help it organize a huge archive on modern and contemporary art that it acquired last summer. The NEH announced $17 million in grants, including $1.4...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:13 PM
High school graduates will face less competition for college admission in the next decade due to a demographic decline in their ranks, according to a report on education enrollment trends released Wednesday. At the same time, Latinos and Asian Americans.....
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:04 AM
As President Obama laid out his plans for immigration changes on Tuesday, one Democrat in Sacramento announced legislation to tweak the laws in California, which already has some of the most progressive rules in the country. The proposal from State......
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Only about half of California’s high school seniors applied for federal and state financial aid last year — leaving hundreds of millions of dollars in college aid on the table, according to a report by Education Trust-West, an Oakland-based...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 3:00 PM
The following is a transcript of President Obama's politically-charged remarks Tuesday afternoon at an Associated Press luncheon framing the general election campaign, as released by the White House.
Obama: "Thank you very much. (Applause.) Please have...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:12 PM
Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose ground-breaking if sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California's only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86.
| Oct 12, 2012
Every time linebacker Keishawn Bierria of Harbor City Narbonne steps onto the field, he looks ready to run through a brick wall. It's his way of honoring his father, Lowell, who died from cancer when Bierria was 8, leaving behind four boys who loved to...
| May 4, 2012
| 12:41 PM
In its April 23 editorial, "A college bargain for Californians," The Times ponders what the state might do with "an extra billion dollars a year." After considering various possibilities, the editorial acquiesces to a proposal from Sacramento that even it...
| Nov 11, 2012
Dear Liz: I am increasingly annoyed by the entitlement attitude of today's students. Why should the taxpayers (me) pay to educate somebody else's children? I remember when there was no such thing as a student loan. If I wanted to go to college and didn'...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Dominique Hatfield won't forget the moment last month that his football coach at Crenshaw High, Robert Garrett, told him a letter had just come in via school fax machine.
It was a scholarship offer from the University of Utah.
"It almost brought me to...