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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
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  • GAO urges more transparency, fee changes for student debit cards

    GAO urges more transparency, fee changes for student debit cards
    The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Thursday urged more transparency in the debit card system used to electronically disburse college students' financial aid, and said that transaction fees for the cards quickly add up.   In a report, the GAO...
  • Trade-Tech foundation's former leader arrested in embezzlement case

    The former executive director of a foundation set up to help needy students at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College was arrested Thursday on suspicion of embezzlement and public corruption. Jiah Rhea Chung, 43, was arrested by investigators with the...
  • Top research universities join to boost minority science faculty

    Top research universities join to boost minority science faculty
    As an African American man pursuing a PhD in the sciences, Geoff Lovely has sometimes had to overcome a feeling that he didn't belong in the halls of top research universities where he saw few peers of color.  The Caltech student is intent on becoming a...
  • L.A. Unified offers lifeline to farmers with healthful eating program

    L.A. Unified offers lifeline to farmers with healthful eating program
    Down a dusty road surrounded by orange trees and the rolling hills of Redlands, the farmer in a battered straw hat and worn jeans worked his land, just as his father and grandfather and great-grandfather did before him. Bob Knight remembers pulling...
  • Former Trade Tech foundation exec arrested in embezzlement case

    The former executive director of a foundation set up to help needy students at Los Angeles Trade Technical College was arrested Thursday on suspicion of embezzlement. Jiah Rhea Chung, 43, was arrested by investigators with the Los Angeles County...
  • Mark Keppel named champs in L.A. County Academic Decathlon

    Mark Keppel named champs in L.A. County Academic Decathlon
    Mark Keppel High School in Alhambra clenched a narrow lead to win the 2014 Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon this month. The Aztecs garnered 46,23.70 points, only 36.30 more than second-place finisher South Pasadena High School, according to the L....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Letters: The lessons of cheating in school

    Re "Errors could hurt college bound," Feb. 10 Such a simple word as "errors" diminishes the severity of purposely concealing grave misconduct by college applicants. The 11 Orange County students recently expelled from their high school over the cheating...
  • Letters: Why affirmative action is fair

    Re "Real diversity is colorblind," Opinion, Feb. 7 Jennifer Gratz presents the phony argument that not giving additional credit to African American students applying for college is race-neutral. The argument would be valid only if American society in...
  • Cal State L.A. students, faculty debate ethnic studies requirement

    Cal State L.A. students, faculty debate ethnic studies requirement
    About 75 Cal State Los Angeles students and faculty showed up at a meeting Tuesday of the Academic Senate to demand that a course in ethnic studies be a requirement for graduation. Supporters argued that the courses are important in developing...