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  • Lawmakers seek to streamline financial aid applications

    Lawmakers seek to streamline financial aid applications
    SACRAMENTO -- Lawmakers announced a new bill Tuesday that would streamline the college financial aid application process, in hopes of increasing high school students' access to higher-education cash. Under the measure by Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San...
  • The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered

    The student loan crisis: How middle-class kids get hammered
    Last October, in between arguments over the debt ceiling, the federal government somehow found time to send me an email. My student loan payment was 70 days past due, the message read, so the government had negatively reported me to each major credit...
  • L.A. Unified students pitch in to help the homeless

    L.A. Unified students pitch in to help the homeless
    The sun was shining and the ice cream was melting so Rene Cerritos didn't waste any time. "Chocolate! Chocolate ice cream just for you!" the 18-year-old hollered. "Who wants some?" On Saturday, the high school senior joined 300 students from 36 high...
  • Rare whale fossil excavated at Palos Verdes school

    Rare whale fossil excavated at Palos Verdes school
    Martin Byhower has trekked across Chadwick School's Palos Verdes Peninsula campus for 30 years. Fossils scattered across the hilltop grounds often caught the eye of the seventh-grade life sciences teacher. Two years ago, he spotted one that particularly...
  • Crenshaw High community speaks out against choir teacher's removal

    Crenshaw High community speaks out against choir teacher's removal
    Parents, students and community members rallied Friday in front of Crenshaw High School against the removal of the school's longtime choir director, who was reassigned while under investigation by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Iris Stevenson,...
  • John Marshall High wins round of Academic Decathlon

    John Marshall High wins round of Academic Decathlon
    The school motto Veritas Vincit translates as "truth conquers" and in the case of John Marshall High School, so do wits. The Los Angeles Unified School District named the nine-member team this year's winner of its annual Academic Decathlon on Friday...
  • White students get better teachers in L.A., researcher testifies

    White students get better teachers in L.A., researcher testifies
    Black and Latino students are more likely to get ineffective teachers in Los Angeles schools than white and Asian students, according to a new study by a Harvard researcher. The findings were released this week during a trial challenging the way...
  • 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...
  • 1 shot at Eastern Florida State College, forcing hour-long lockdown

    One man was shot and another injured in a parking lot fight on Thursday at Eastern Florida State College that forced an hour-long campus lockdown and canceled classes, police said.  Three men, at least one a student, began arguing and fighting in the...
  • 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...
  • What makes a good college?

     What makes a good college?
    The commission that accredits California's community colleges is under fire from above and below. The federal government has given it a year to improve its performance, noting, among other criticisms, that it has too few educators on its panels. That...