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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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  • A New App to Help Autism Is On the Horizon

    A New App to Help Autism Is On the Horizon
    As researchers at Chapman University break new ground in mining big data, an app developed by a group of its students is poised to take that knowledge to the next level — a practical, Internet-based tool that could help parents and caregivers make...
  • Seattle police arrest man, say he threatened to blow up Jewish center

    Seattle police arrest man, say he threatened to blow up Jewish center
    SEATTLE - Police arrested a former employee of a Jewish student center Monday after the man threatened to blow up the Hillel Foundation for Jewish Life at the University of Washington, authorities said. Police shut down streets surrounding the...
  • 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...
  • Letters: Seniority-based teacher layoffs must go

    Re "Deasy provides fodder for both sides in lawsuit," Feb. 3 In his testimony during the trial on teacher tenure, former Sacramento Unified School District Supt. Jonathan Raymond described the pain of having to lay off his son's teacher — one of...
  • SAT overhaul to make essay optional, end penalty for wrong answers

    SAT overhaul to make essay optional, end penalty for wrong answers
    In a major overhaul of the SAT college entrance exam, students starting in 2016 will no longer be required to write an essay, will not be penalized for wrong answers and will not be able to freely use calculators. The College Board announcement...
  • SAT college-entrance exam's essay portion to become optional in 2016

    SAT college-entrance exam's essay portion to become optional in 2016
    As part of a major overhaul of the SAT college entrance exam, test-takers starting in 2016 will no longer be required to write an essay, the College Board announced Wednesday. However, an essay-writing test still will be offered, and many colleges may...
  • Transgender teen could face charges for making up assault story

    Transgender teen could face charges for making up assault story
    Police say they have not yet decided whether to recommend filing charges against a Northern California transgender teen who made up a story about being sexually assaulted and beaten in a school bathroom. The 15-year-old recanted his claim about the...
  • Third-graders caught smoking pot in bathroom; police investigate

    Third-graders caught smoking pot in bathroom; police investigate
    Probation officials are investigating how a group of third-graders caught smoking marijuana inside a school bathroom got their hands on the drug. KPIX-TV reported three third-graders were found by another student Feb. 27 smoking weed inside a Sonora...
  • N.J. high school student sues her parents for tuition

    N.J. high school student sues her parents for tuition
    Well, that's one way to get back at your parents. A New Jersey high school honor student, who is also an athlete and a cheerleader, has sued her parents for school money after she says they kicked her out of their home when she turned 18, the Daily...
  • Calls for support after transgender student recants attack story

    Calls for support after transgender student recants attack story
    A transgender student who claimed he was sexually assaulted by three boys in a campus bathroom may have recanted his allegation, but the school district's board president said Tuesday that it doesn't take away from the need to pursue a more supportive...
  • Obama to students: If coffee shops have Wi-Fi, so should your school

    Obama to students: If coffee shops have Wi-Fi, so should your school
    WASHINGTON — President Obama announced plans on Tuesday to bring high-speed Internet more quickly to the nation’s public schools, pledging to make sure students in the United States have every advantage that "some child in South Korea has...