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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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  • U.S. needs to add student online privacy rules

    U.S. needs to add student online privacy rules
    As more of our children's education moves online, there are increased opportunities for abusing the collection of their personal data. Last month, state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) introduced a bill that would help close a loophole in...
  • Administrator quits, says O.C. district fumbled cheating scandal

    Administrator quits, says O.C. district fumbled cheating scandal
    Deepening the intrigue in a cheating scandal that has shaken one of the state's top schools, an administrator for a coastal Orange County school district resigned Wednesday after excoriating officials for their handling of the case. Eleven students were...
  • Cinco de Mayo -- a truly Mexican American holiday

    Cinco de Mayo -- a truly Mexican <i>American</i> holiday
    Thanks to a recent ruling from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, high school students in the Morgan Hill Unified School District south of San Jose won't be allowed to wear American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo. That's too bad. The flags of both the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Suit over teacher job protections will continue in L.A.

    Suit over teacher job protections will continue in L.A.
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to limit teacher job protections in California. The case, Vergara vs. California, is about halfway through trial. So far, advocates for nine families have...
  • In survey, union leader vows to file complaints over 'teacher jails'

    In survey, union leader vows to file complaints over 'teacher jails'
    Los Angeles teachers union president Warren Fletcher lashed out at the school district Monday for its handling of teachers accused of misconduct, vowing to file federal and state age-discrimination complaints. The basis of the complaints would be data...
  • UC Irvine relents, decides to hold multiple graduation ceremonies

    UC Irvine relents, decides to hold multiple graduation ceremonies
    UC Irvine officials have decided to hold a series of smaller graduation ceremonies, in addition to one at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, at which they hope President Obama will be the keynote speaker.  Administrators have invited the president to give the...
  • Transgender student allegedly attacked by boys in school bathroom

    Transgender student allegedly attacked by boys in school bathroom
    Police in the small Northern California city of Hercules have launched a sexual assault and hate crime investigation after a transgender student was allegedly attacked by three teenage boys while using a bathroom that matches his gender identity. The...
  • Obama's budget would shift tax benefits from wealthy to poor

    Obama's budget would shift tax benefits from wealthy to poor
    WASHINGTON – President Obama will propose a series of changes to the tax code in a budget plan Tuesday that would shift benefits from top earners to middle- and lower-income Americans, the White House said. In his 2015 budget plan, Obama will...