| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:51 PM
As Long Beach City College officials see it, a state plan allowing two-year schools to charge more for high-demand classes would help move students more quickly toward transfer and graduation.
Students at the campus, however, argue that such a move...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:00 PM
The NCAA announced Tuesday it would begin to restore some of the scholarships it took from Penn State's football program in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual-abuse scandal, news that brought measured reaction from USC, which is in the midst of...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The prestigious Broad Prize, which honors academic excellence by minority and low-income students in urban districts across the nation, has once again eluded the Inland Empire's Corona-Norco Unified School District.
The Houston Independent School...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:01 PM
California's community college system is considering a controversial effort to offer four-year degrees, a move designed to boost the number of students who graduate and are more prepared for the workforce.
The change would require legislation...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Los Angeles officials and the University of California were locked in standoff Friday over whether the city would receive a list of older concrete buildings that may collapse during a major earthquake.
The list is considered a crucial first step in any...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Los Angeles officials and the University of California were locked in a standoff Friday over whether the city would receive a list of older concrete buildings that may be at risk of collapse during a major earthquake.
The list is considered a crucial...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Long Beach City College will offer two sessions this winter -- one charging $46 per unit, the other $225 per unit -- in the first test of a new state law designed to help students graduate more quickly, officials announced Wednesday.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:25 AM
It's no secret the recession wiped away many Americans' wealth and savings while altering spending habits. That has changed how many families are paying for college.
A survey released Tuesday by Sallie Mae found that parents are now contributing less of...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:22 PM
For more than two decades, Nas’ prolific career has been a hallmark for hip-hop, and now Harvard University has established a fellowship in the lyricist's honor.
The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University and the Hip-Hop Archive...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:08 PM
No need to demand a refund from Athlon or Lindy's because those preseason magazines failed to pick football winners this year for the Western Athletic and Big East conferences.
Football, in those leagues, has gone to the Big Coffin Corner Kick in the...
| Jul 17, 2013
The California kid whose first full-length feature film wowed the judges at Sundance and Cannes this year is now showing it off to the world. "Fruitvale Station," about Oscar Grant, the young black man shot and killed by a transit police officer in...