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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
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  • 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...
  • UC Santa Barbara to offer meningitis vaccine to students

    UC Santa Barbara to offer meningitis vaccine to students
    Health authorities are recommending that UC Santa Barbara students be inoculated against a strain of meningitis that infected several young adults at the seaside campus and caused an outbreak at Princeton University. University officials said Friday...
  • Boys' basketball: The Cage offers hope for high school sports [Video]

     Sometimes there's negatives associated with high school sports, but watching students show their loyalty and spirit always provides a little inspiration. And the student section at Chaminade, known as The Cage, sure has lots of fun rooting for its team....
  • Letters: Tenure isn't the real teacher problem

    Re "Trial over teacher protections opens," Jan. 28, and "Lawsuit targets teacher job security," Jan. 26, and "Judging teachers, helping teachers," Letters, Jan. 30 Those calling for an end to teacher tenure forget that the real problem here is hiring...
  • Southern California students battle it out in quiz-style contests

    Southern California students battle it out in quiz-style contests
    Three fast-paced academic contests featuring some of the region’s best and most talented students will be staged Saturday afternoon, with one focused exclusively on science and two others drilling down on topics dealing with World War I. At USC,...
  • Students compete in L.A. County Academic Decathlon Super Quiz

    Students compete in L.A. County Academic Decathlon Super Quiz
    Hundreds of students paraded into a gymnasium on Saturday afternoon at USC's Galen Center, their friends and families cheering from the bleachers as ragtime music played. The Super Quiz, the final event in the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon,...
  • Man dies in India following alleged racial-tinged attack

    Man dies in India following alleged racial-tinged attack
    NEW DELHI – He was a slight young man, who sported hipster eyeglasses and a wispy moustache. He had dyed his spiky hair blond, but that wasn’t the only thing that made college student Nido Tania stand out in the Indian capital. Tania was...
  • Obama holds up first lady's efforts as a model for policy action

    Obama holds up first lady's efforts as a model for policy action
    WASHINGTON — As President Obama looks to show off all he can do without Congress, he's been pointing to a surprising place for guidance on the savvy use of power: the other side of the White House. In public and private, the president has been...
  • 30% of college students report being uninsured, most citing cost

    30% of college students report being uninsured, most citing cost
    About a third of California college students report being uninsured and they said the primary reason was cost, not an aura of invincibility, according to a new survey. The results released Monday are based on a poll of 836 students at three Cal State...
  • Student shoots, kills two at Moscow high school

    Student shoots, kills two at Moscow high school
    MOSCOW -- A 15-year-old student at a Moscow high school fatally shot a teacher and a police officer and held a class of 29 hostage Monday until he was persuaded by his father to release his captives and turn himself in, officials said. "According to our...
  • Maine student gets second-degree burns after iPhone catches fire

    Maine student gets second-degree burns after iPhone catches fire
    A principal of a Maine middle school said a student suffered second-degree burns when her green iPhone 5c burst into flames while in her pocket. Class was just about to start when the incident occurred, and the student was taken to a nearby hospital. ...