| Apr 15, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Sal Castro, a veteran Los Angeles Unified School District teacher who played a central role in the 1968 "blowouts," when more than 1,000 students in predominantly Latino high schools walked out of their classrooms to protest inequalities in education,...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Students who want to improve their writing skills or fulfill graduation requirements can get help through a new online tutorial program offered by Cal State Fresno, officials said Thursday. With the Self-Paced Online Tutorial program, or SPOT, Cal State...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Autospy results due back could provide more clues into the slaying of a Cal State Fullerton coach and her fiance in Irvine....
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:52 PM
College presidents must take a more personal role in changing campus culture to ensure that more students graduate, a group of higher education leaders meeting in Los Angeles were told Monday. “Presidents focus on the inflow but don’t pay too....
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The announcement by California State University officials of a plan to freeze enrollment next spring at most campuses and to wait-list all applicants the following fall has left many high school and community college counselors grasping for answers on how...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 4:36 PM
President Bill Clinton spoke at his nephew Tyler Clinton's Redondo Beach high school graduation on Friday afternoon, the Daily Breeze newspaper reported....
| Jun 30, 2012
Walter J. Zable, the founder and chief executive officer of San Diego-basedCubic Corp.during six decades of innovation in electronic technology for national defense and the civilian market, has died. He was 97.
Zable died June 23 at Scripps Memorial...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Marianet Tirado returned to Los Angeles Trade Tech community college this fall, optimistic that she would get into the classes she needs to transfer to a four-year university.
Of the courses she wanted, only two had space left when she registered in May....
| Jun 25, 2012
Edward Yacuta felt rushed and nervous when he took a test to determine whether he was ready for college-level English classes at Long Beach City College.
The 18-year-old did poorly on the exam, even though he was getting good grades in an Advanced...
| Jul 13, 2012
Launching a new college would "clearly be a great adventure but so is jumping off a bridge," physicist Joseph B. Platt wrote decades after accepting the challenge in 1956 to become the founding president of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont.
Humor was a...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Who remembers the great names of the city room? In a single generation, someone said, paraphrasing Kipling, they are one with Nineveh and Tyre, covered over with dust and forgotten.
Which is one reason why it was so satisfying to see the sizable...