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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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  • Cheating scandal: Newport-Mesa official resigns to protest expulsions

    Cheating scandal: Newport-Mesa official resigns to protest expulsions
    An administrator for the Newport-Mesa Unified School District resigned Wednesday after alleging the school district badly mishandled a computer-hacking scandal that resulted in the expulsion of 11 students. Jane Garland, who was deeply involved in the...
  • Ultra-Orthodox protest Israeli plan to draft students

    Ultra-Orthodox protest Israeli plan to draft students
    JERUSALEM -- Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men protested across Israel on Thursday against the government's plans to draft them into the military. Carrying signs and chanting slogans pledging to resist enlistment, the demonstrators shut down...
  • Two Long Beach colleges will offer Dream scholarships

    Two Long Beach colleges will offer Dream scholarships
    Two Long Beach colleges are among 12 nationally that will offer scholarships to low-income students who are in this country illegally and not eligible for federal financial aid, officials announced Tuesday. Long Beach City College and Cal State Long...
  • Should states restore recession cuts? Four arguments for and against

    Should states restore recession cuts? Four arguments for and against
    Does spending less money on state government stimulate the economy? That’s a question raised in a Los Angeles Times story Friday about states that have not restored budget cuts made during the belt-tightening of the recession. The story focuses on...
  • Court rules for high school that asked students to remove flag shirts

    SAN FRANCISCO — A Northern California high school that asked students to remove American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo acted reasonably to avoid igniting ethnic tensions, a federal appeals court ruled unanimously Thursday. The ruling stemmed from a...
  • Despite rise of soccer academies, high schools have some top talent

    Despite rise of soccer academies, high schools have some top talent
    The Southern Section and City Section soccer championships are scheduled for next weekend, and all the top boys' players participating ought to receive a big thank you from their classmates for deciding to represent their schools instead of joining the U....
  • New ‘Doctor Who’ companion? Samuel Anderson joins Season 8 cast

     
    The Doctor might be getting a new companion. Samuel Anderson, who was in a brief scene in the “Doctor Who” […]...
  • South L.A. youth group, Long Beach educator among award winners

    South L.A. youth group, Long Beach educator among award winners
    Leaders of a South Los Angeles program that has helped thousands of young people succeed and a Long Beach educator who has guided a model community college transfer program were among six recipients Thursday of the James Irvine Foundation Leadership...
  • Former L.A. schools chief calls iPad program illegal

    Former L.A. schools chief calls iPad program illegal
    A former L.A. schools superintendent has stepped forward to criticize a $1 billion effort to provide every student, teacher and campus administrator with a tablet or laptop computer. William J. Johnston, 87, did not object to the goal, but focused instead...
  • Facebook page promotes campus repairs over iPads in L.A. schools

    Facebook page promotes campus repairs over iPads in L.A. schools
    Critics of a $1-billion school computer project in Los Angeles have launched an increasingly popular Facebook page asserting that the money should be spent instead on campus repairs. The page, called “Repairs Not IPads,” was started...
  • Appeals court OKs school restriction on American flag shirts

    SAN FRANCISCO — A Northern California high school did not violate the constitutional rights of students when it ordered them to remove shirts emblazoned with the American flag during a celebration of Cinco De Mayo, a federal appeals court decided...