RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
A collection of news and information related to Teaching and Learning published by Tribune Company sources.
A collection of news and information related to Teaching and Learning published by Tribune Company sources. « Show less

Top Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE) Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Twitter fight: Al Roker, weatherman, takes on New York Mayor De Blasio

    Twitter fight: Al Roker, weatherman, takes on New York Mayor De Blasio
    NEW YORK -- He’s been in charge for only about a month, but New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio has already angered one famous city resident: Al Roker, weatherman of NBC and Weather Channel fame, who took off on the mayor on Twitter.  Despite...
  • UC Irvine chancellor takes top job at Ohio State

    UC Irvine chancellor takes top job at Ohio State
    Michael V. Drake, who as chancellor of UC Irvine enhanced the school's reputation as a first-rate research institution and boosted enrollment, was named Thursday as the new president of Ohio State University. Drake's appointment was announced at a...
  • Proposal would let college admissions officials consider race, gender

    Proposal would let college admissions officials consider race, gender
    The state Senate on Thursday voted to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would allow all state universities to consider race and gender in deciding students to admit. SCA 5 repeals portions of Proposition 209, the 1996 ballot...
  • Villaraigosa endorses lawsuit to reduce teacher job protections

    Villaraigosa endorses lawsuit to reduce teacher job protections
    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Thursday formally endorsed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn job protections for California teachers that are among the most extensive in the nation.  Villaraigosa called the lawsuit “a case that...
  • Letters: College debt and the middle class

    Re "Deep in student debt," Opinion, Feb. 10 Sarah Amandolare is troubled by "gapping" — colleges' practice of admitting students without awarding enough financial aid to make a school affordable. The vast majority of the nation's colleges have...
  • Few L.A. teachers get bad ratings, trial documents show

    Few L.A. teachers get bad ratings, trial documents show
    More instructors than ever are being evaluated in detail in the Los Angeles Unified School District and only a small percentage are being rated as substandard, according to testimony Wednesday in litigation aimed at reducing teacher job protections. The...
  • New Cal State Long Beach president selected

    New Cal State Long Beach president selected
    A veteran educator with experience in California and Texas was named Wednesday as president of California State University Long Beach. Jane Close Conoley, 66, is currently serving as dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University...
  • Cal State head proposes $50 million for an increase of swift graduations

    Cal State head proposes $50 million for an increase of swift graduations
    California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White announced a $50-million plan Wednesday to hire more experienced faculty and advisors, create more flexible class schedules and provide students more internships and other opportunities to help them...
  • Fever may be cooling in number of college applications; essays not as crucial, report finds

    Fever may be cooling in number of college applications; essays not as crucial, report finds
    The panic in the college application process may be easing a bit. That’s the way some experts are interpreting statistics in a new report that shows a slight decline in the number of high school seniors who apply to seven or more colleges....
  • 'Culture of cheating' at Corona del Mar High, parents warn

    'Culture of cheating' at Corona del Mar High, parents warn
    The mother of a Corona del Mar High School student expelled in a grade-hacking scandal warned district officials of a widespread "culture of cheating" at the high-performing school.  Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees announced early...
  • Corona del Mar High students expelled in cheating scandal

    Corona del Mar High students expelled in cheating scandal
    Over the years, Corona del Mar High School has earned a reputation as one of the state's top public schools. Living in a seaside enclave of quaint old homes and cliff-top mansions, the school's students benefit from private tutors and their parents expect...