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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
A collection of news and information related to Teaching and Learning published by Tribune Company sources.
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  • Oscars 2014: Stars and stand-ins mingle during rehearsals

    Oscars 2014: Stars and stand-ins mingle during rehearsals
    When Angelina Jolie arrived at Oscar rehearsals Thursday morning, she had some wisdom to share with a group of film students clustered backstage at the Dolby Theatre. The actress and director spoke to the students not of the demands of a Hollywood career,...
  • White students get better teachers in L.A., researcher testifies

    White students get better teachers in L.A., researcher testifies
    Black and Latino students are more likely to get ineffective teachers in Los Angeles schools than white and Asian students, according to a new study by a Harvard researcher. The findings were released this week during a trial challenging the way...
  • L.A. schools' iPad watchdog committee set to disband

    L.A. schools' iPad watchdog committee set to disband
    The watchdog committee for the Los Angeles school district's $1-billion iPad program is scheduled to fold, raising questions about oversight of the ongoing effort to provide every student, teacher and administrator with a computer. The decision to...
  • Big changes to California's school-funding rules are approved

    State education officials pushed forward sweeping changes to public school funding Thursday, approving rules to give more money to needy students and more power to local educators to decide how to use the dollars. At a daylong state Board of Education...
  • Students in Corona del Mar cheating scandal face range of discipline

    Students involved in the Corona del Mar High School grade-changing incident may not be forced to leave the district. The roughly dozen Corona del Mar students accused of hacking into the high school's computers to access tests and change grades are...
  • Families get a lesson in applying for college assistance

    Families get a lesson in applying for college assistance
    Ngoctram Tran stuffed the things she hoped would unlock thousands of dollars toward her daughter's college education inside a plastic bag: her driver's license, Social Security cards, bank statements and W-2s. But the most important thing she'd need...
  • Student shot, wounded on campus of Widener University in Pa.

    CHESTER, Pa. — Authorities said a student at Widener University in suburban Philadelphia was shot Monday night, and the university warned students to remain indoors until further notice. The school said on its website that the student was shot...
  • State to award grants for schools providing career pathways

    State to award grants for schools providing career pathways
    SACRAMENTO -- California schools, starting Tuesday, may apply for grants from the state’s new $250-million Career Pathways Trust aimed at preparing high school and community college students for well-paying jobs. “This kind of career...
  • Alhambra vice principal quits after YouTube sex abuse allegation

    Alhambra vice principal quits after YouTube sex abuse allegation
    A woman identifying herself as the former student of an Alhambra High School vice principal went public with her accusations after her YouTube video alleging childhood sexual abuse went viral and sparked the vice principal’s resignation. The video...
  • Shooting suspect at Philadelphia-area university remains at large

    Shooting suspect at Philadelphia-area university remains at large
    Police officials said Tuesday they are still looking for a suspect in a shooting at Widener University, near Philadelphia, that left one student hospitalized. In an emailed statement, Chester Police Department officials said of the Monday evening...
  • Purdue shooting: 1 dead, suspect in custody, police say [Update]

    Purdue shooting: 1 dead, suspect in custody, police say [Update]
    One person was killed and another was in custody after a shooting at Purdue University on Tuesday, officials said. University police chief John Cox said the gunman walked into a room at the school's electrical engineering department "with the...