| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:59 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Democrats in the state Senate want to use an upcoming jump in education funding to make transitional kindergarten available to every 4-year-old in California.
The proposed investment in early childhood education, which would total nearly...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Gus Malzahn coached high school football for 14 years before he became a college assistant in 2006.
Eight years later, he has guided Auburn to Monday's Bowl Championship Series title game against Florida State.
Malzahn replaced the fired Gene Chizik...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:19 PM
CHICAGO — Kobe Bryant was on a roll Monday, chiding the NBA for evolving into a soft game and also for banning high-school players from entering the draft.
He didn't enter the NBA until 1996, but you could sense Bryant yearning for a return to the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Most students are exposed in school to efforts by food and beverage companies to sell food or gain brand loyalty, despite a decline in some kinds of commercial enterprises, including in soda machine contracts, researchers reported Monday.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:36 PM
As the California State University system announced a record number of applications Wednesday, a new study found that the system should study its placement exams, eligibility standards and other factors to determine why so many entering students are not...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 1:30 AM
Part of the fun of being a sports fan is team nicknames, which can range from the fitting to the fictitious; from the serious to the sarcastic. With that as a guide, and in no particular order, here are some of the best — and worst — sports...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:07 PM
When Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his bid for a fourth term Monday, it was no surprise that he did so at an elementary school – a long way from the headquarters of Cover Oregon where software engineers are still trying to fix problems with...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:11 PM
A middle school student in Waltham, Mass., allegedly prepared a list of students whom he wanted to kill for making fun of him, according to local media reports.
The student is currently not in the school, John F. Kennedy Middle School, Waltham Mayor...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Authorities arrested 25 students allegedly involved in selling cocaine, methamphetamine and other drugs at two Riverside County high schools, officials said Thursday.
The students attended Perris High School and Paloma Valley High School in Menifee, the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. are going after the only thing more fleeting than a Snapchat message: the teenage attention span.
On Thursday, Instagram, the photo-sharing service owned by Facebook, introduced a way to send...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 6:57 PM
What happens when the high school football coach can run a faster 40-yard time than the team's starting running back?
That could be the dilemma for Oakland Bishop O'Dowd this fall after hiring former Lompoc High, Washington and Raiders running back...