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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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  • 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. ...
  • Long Beach City College experiments with tiered pricing

    Long Beach City College experiments with tiered pricing
    Every semester since 2009, Sequoyah Hilt has tried to sign up for a phlebotomy course at Long Beach City College. She never got a seat. Then Hilt heard that the school had openings for her long-awaited class. There was just one catch: The monthlong...
  • San Jose State followed guidelines in hate crimes case, report says

    San Jose State followed guidelines in hate crimes case, report says
    San Jose State University followed proper guidelines in investigating and acting against four white students accused of racially harassing a black roommate over several months last fall, a report charged with reviewing the university's response to the...
  • Student fatally shoots teacher, police officer at Moscow high school

    Student fatally shoots teacher, police officer at Moscow high school
    MOSCOW — Was it the influence of video games? A breakdown in respect for authority? Cuts in mental health services? In a phenomenon all too familiar to Americans, Russians searched for answers Monday after a 15-year-old student at a Moscow high...
  • SAT to drop essay requirement, but colleges might still require it

    SAT to drop essay requirement, but colleges might still require it
    Changes announced Wednesday to the SAT college entrance exam don't necessarily mean all test takers will avoid writing essays. The College Board announced that takers will no longer be required to write an essay beginning in 2016. But essay-writing...
  • President Obama to host White House Student Film Festival

    President Obama to host White House Student Film Festival
    Not many first-time filmmakers get invited to the White House to show their work, but on Friday a group of K-12 auteurs will do just that at the inaugural White House Student Film Festival.  Hosted by President Obama, the festival will showcase student-...
  • Beverly Hills principal did not report $40,000, report says

    Beverly Hills principal did not report $40,000, report says
    The principal of Beverly Hills High School did not report more than $40,000 he received from a for-profit summer sports camp he ran for the school's athletes — a possible violation of conflict-of-interest and ethics policies, according to a report...
  • Police ask FBI for help in Corona del Mar High cheating case

    Police ask FBI for help in Corona del Mar High cheating case
    Newport Beach police detectives have enlisted the help of an FBI lab in their ongoing investigation into the Corona del Mar High School cheating scandal. Police asked federal agents for assistance investigating private tutor Timothy Lance Lai, who...
  • How Does Technology Affect Children's Ability to Learn?

    How Does Technology Affect Children's Ability to Learn?
    Technology is changing the way kids think, but not in the ways you might expect. As the world has sped up over the last century, the complaint that kids today can’t pay attention anymore has grown louder and more strident. But Keith Howard,...
  • Forecasting the School Counselor Job Market

    Forecasting the School Counselor Job Market
    Chances are, when you were sitting in your high school guidance counselor’s office, you didn’t consider that you could be on the other side of the desk someday. Now that this profession is growing rapidly, however, more job hunters are seeking...
  • LGBTQ Issues in Education

    LGBTQ Issues in Education
    According to the 2011 National School Climate Survey by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, “Schools nationwide are hostile environments for a distressing number of LGBT students, the overwhelming majority of whom hear homophobic...