| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:52 PM
The Perris Union High School District is paying $344 apiece for a Chromebook for every student. Nearby, Riverside Unified purchased a variety of devices, including the Kindle Fire and iPad Mini, for as low as $150 each. In San Diego Unified, some students...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:38 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday detailed his plans to continue nursing California back to financial health, emphasizing the need to carefully guard the surplus revenue generated by the recovering economy.
The governor, during a Thursday...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:28 PM
There's been an empty seat on the Board of Education since South Los Angeles representative Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte died unexpectedly last month. On Tuesday, board members are expected to decide how to fill her spot.
Their options are...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 12:00 PM
After an extended period of layoffs and hiring freezes, the Los Angeles Unified School District has resumed bringing on new teachers, while also being more selective about their quality than in the past.
The nation's second-largest school system...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 10:50 PM
A private commission cannot revoke the accreditation of City College of San Francisco until a trial is held to determine if the action is lawful, a judge ruled Thursday.
The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges had moved to strip...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Michael S. Roth slams the American Studies Assn. for "unfairly singling out Israel" in its vote to boycott that nation's academic institutions; he calls the action an "irresponsible attack on academic freedom."
As a 39-year member of the American...
| Dec 26, 2013
Re "Voice of 'silent prison,'" Dec. 22
Thank you for the wonderful article about a wonderful young man. Ido Kedar's life with autism reminds me so much of the struggles we faced when trying to obtain services through our school district for our...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:19 PM
UC Riverside senior Matthew Emeterio was worried that he might be short of degree credits and have to delay graduation past next spring. But thanks to a soon-to-debut online program linking far-flung UC campuses, he expects to finish on time.
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:21 PM
No one saw the superhero in mild-mannered Clark Kent.
Jim O'Connor keeps his students fooled too.
In his algebra and calculus classes at St. Francis High School, he is stern — no excuses, no coddling. "If you look at the clock," said senior...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Alex Horvath has been a photojournalist for more than 30 years. He was laid off July 30 from his job as Director of Photography for the Bakersfield Californian. Framework asked him to write about re-inventing himself....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:18 PM
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — As she does every day, Kay Cates asked her 10-year-old son how his school day went. He shrugged.
"We did math. We did reading. We had a lockdown," the Boulder fourth-grader replied.
She froze. When pressed, the boy...