| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:52 PM
CENTENNIAL, Colo.—An 18-year-old high school student reportedly frustrated when he was ejected from the school debate club has been identified as the shooter who opened fire at a suburban Colorado high school Friday, wounding another student...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:59 PM
After several lean years, thousands of California teachers are winning pay hikes, bonuses and other benefits in contract negotiations — the fruits of voter-approved school funding increases.
The $6.1 billion in new funds headed for schools this...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:05 PM
L.A. Unified is improving faster — in some categories much faster — than most other large, urban school systems, according to the latest results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress, which tests a sample of students nationwide....
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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 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 28, 2013
Re "Highly educated and badly paid," Opinion, Dec. 23
Charlotte Allen's Op-Ed article on well-educated adjunct instructors who are treated and paid poorly by the colleges they teach at really hit home, because I am one of those itinerant professors just...
| 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...