| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I hope you and the media start a campaign to stop the NCAA scheduling these massacre football games. It is a scam, a sham and a shame. . . . Urban Meyer has the guts leading, 55-0, to go for it on fourth and six? He...
| 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...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Michael McManus, the former chief curator for the Laguna Art Museum and organizer of a major scholarly overview of California Impressionism, has died. He was 60.
McManus, who had a heart condition, died Aug. 10 at his home in Seal Beach, said Mike...
| 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 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 23, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science will receive $1.5 million to educate more low-income students who are interested in becoming health professionals, President David Carlisle said Monday.
The grant comes from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Nearly 130,000 California high school students will have most of their test fees paid by the federal government for Advanced Placement and other college-level exams, state education officials announced Monday.
State Supt. of Public Instruction Tom...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The American Film Institute has nearly tripled its funding for scholarships in an effort to compete with larger film schools and to help students pay for the institute's $47,000 in annual tuition.
In the past, AFI found it was attracting candidates...
| Aug 23, 2013
The United States didn't develop its great universities by reducing higher education to equations of graduation rates and job placement. Yet on Thursday, the Obama administration revealed a plan that would push colleges in that very direction and could...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:47 AM
As part of his plan to boost economic mobility for the middle class, President Obama unveiled a proposal Thursday that would implement a college rating system based partly on affordability and job prospects after graduation.
The new rating system is...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Campus visits are a grand tradition in the American university-shopping experience, and for good reason: They’re crucial to a future freshman’s college selection and application process. College tours offer valuable firsthand insight into...