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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Letters: Judging teachers, helping teachers

    Re "Protect good teachers, fire bad ones," Editorial, Jan. 27 The Times overlooks an important dynamic of teaching skills: remediation. If we rely on student test scores to evaluate teacher quality, then we ignore the reality that all students learn...
  • Cal State leader lays out plan to speed graduation

    Cal State leader lays out plan to speed graduation
    California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White on Wednesday announced an ambitious agenda to move students more quickly to graduation by hiring more experienced faculty and advisors, increasing online courses and boosting other opportunities to...
  • Fullerton school to host meeting after teacher sex misconduct arrest

    Fullerton school to host meeting after teacher sex misconduct arrest
    The Fullerton middle school where a teacher was arrested Friday on suspicion of sexual misconduct with at least two male students will host a meeting Monday night to address "any and all concerns" from the community. Melissa Lindgren, 28, of La Mirada, ...
  • Bell High School teacher arrested on sexual assault charges

    Bell High School teacher arrested on sexual assault charges
    Fifteen years after the alleged incident, a teacher at Bell Senior High School was arrested Friday on charges of sexual assault on a student, according to Los Angeles police and school officials. The assault allegedly happened in 1999 when the suspect,...
  • Athletes' union movement at Northwestern could have huge implications

    Athletes' union movement at Northwestern could have huge implications
    The news Tuesday that college athletes are seeking representation by a labor union brought a knowing smile to academics who operate far from the field house. The move by Northwestern football players to join the United Steelworkers union is...