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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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  • Robert Dahl dies at 98; political scientist wrote 'Who Governs?'

    Robert Dahl dies at 98; political scientist wrote 'Who Governs?'
    Robert A. Dahl, an esteemed and influential political scientist who in such books as "Who Governs?" championed democracy in theory and critiqued it in practice, has died. He was 98. A professor emeritus at Yale University, Dahl died Wednesday at a...
  • The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered

    The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered
    Last October, in between arguments over the debt ceiling, the federal government somehow found time to send me an email. My student loan payment was 70 days past due, the message read, so the government had negatively reported me to each major credit...
  • Applicants should come clean about cheating allegations, colleges say

    Applicants should come clean about cheating allegations, colleges say
    The recent expulsions of 11 students from an Orange County high school because of a cheating scandal appeared to be a forceful stand against academic dishonesty. But that discipline also has focused attention on the murkier questions about whether, and...
  • John 'Papa' Maloney dies at 91; South Gate butcher, school benefactor

    John 'Papa' Maloney dies at 91; South Gate butcher, school benefactor
    With rock-hard hands and a sunny grin, John "Papa" Maloney wrapped steaks, cut chops and let a thousand flowers bloom. Just down the street from his butcher shop in gritty South Gate, Maloney planted truckload after truckload of red and white rose...
  • Letters: Earn that iPad

    Re "Handing out iPads isn't enough," Opinion, Jan. 19 Although the idea of providing access to technology by giving iPads to students is being considered and implemented in some school districts — namely, Los Angeles Unified — the thought of...
  • Suspect held in fatal shooting at South Carolina St.

    Suspect held in fatal shooting at South Carolina St.
    ORANGEBURG, S.C.  — A suspect was arrested early Saturday in the fatal shooting of a student outside a dormitory at South Carolina State University, law enforcement officials said. Justin Bernard Singleton, 19, of Charleston, was charged with...
  • 1 student shot at South Carolina State University; campus on lockdown

    One person has been shot at South Carolina State University and authorities are searching for suspects, a school spokeswoman said  Friday. The 3,500-student school in Orangeburg, S.C., is on lockdown, Elizabeth Mosely-Hawkins, director of public...
  • 2,000 student hackers expected at Santa Monica hackathon this weekend

    2,000 student hackers expected at Santa Monica hackathon this weekend
    Two thousand top student programmers have registered to participate in a hackathon at Santa Monica Place this weekend. The event kicks off Friday at 9 p.m. and runs through Sunday. It's hosted by HackTech, a partnership between Caltech's and UCLA's...
  • 4 sought in South Carolina State shooting; 1 student injured

    Authorities are seeking at least four assailants in the shooting at South Carolina State University in which one student was wounded, officials said on Friday. The assailants are being sought off campus, University Police Chief Mernard Clarkson told...
  • L.A. Unified students pitch in to help the homeless

    L.A. Unified students pitch in to help the homeless
    The sun was shining and the ice cream was melting so Rene Cerritos didn't waste any time. "Chocolate! Chocolate ice cream just for you!" the 18-year-old hollered. "Who wants some?" On Saturday, the high school senior joined 300 students from 36 high...
  • 5 days of school shootings, lockdowns, scares jolt U.S. campuses

    5 days of school shootings, lockdowns, scares jolt U.S. campuses
    Every day this week a shooting, lockdown or scare jolted five campuses across the nation.  5) Friday: South Carolina State University was locked down for several hours Friday afternoon after a fatal shooting outside a dormitory left one student dead....