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  • L.A. Unified finally hiring teachers again

    L.A. Unified finally hiring teachers again
    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...
  • City College of San Francisco to remain accredited pending trial

    City College of San Francisco to remain accredited pending trial
    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...
  • Why I voted for an academic boycott of Israel

    Why I voted for an academic boycott of Israel
    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...
  • Letters: A silent lesson on Autism

    Letters: A silent lesson on Autism
    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...
  • UC forging ahead with cross-system online courses

    UC forging ahead with cross-system online courses
    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. Starting...
  • Students only know a fraction of math teacher's good deeds

    Students only know a fraction of math teacher's good deeds
    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...
  • In the 'silent prison' of autism, Ido Kedar speaks out

    In the 'silent prison' of autism, Ido Kedar speaks out
    I t-h-i-n-k … Ido Kedar sits at the dining room table of his West Hills home. He fidgets in his chair, slouched over an iPad, typing. He hunts down each letter. Seconds pass between the connections. … A-u-t-i-s-m-l-a-n-d … He...
  • The highly educated, badly paid, often abused adjunct professors

    The highly educated, badly paid, often abused adjunct professors
    On Nov. 20, just two weeks before their final exam for the semester, students enrolled in a night class in political science at Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga received a rude surprise. They were told by a dean that their professor, Stefan Veldhuis,...
  • Richard Heffner dies at 88; longtime head of movie ratings system

    Richard Heffner dies at 88; longtime head of movie ratings system
    When Jack Valenti, the president of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, asked historian and public television host Richard Heffner to oversee the group's controversial movie ratings system, Heffner turned it down, saying his mother "did not raise me to...
  • Boycott of Israeli universities: A repugnant attack on academic freedom

     Boycott of Israeli universities: A repugnant attack on academic freedom
    The American Studies Assn. recently passed a resolution that "endorses and … honor[s] the call of Palestinian civil society for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions." The action was taken, the group explained, because "there is no effective...
  • Rose Gilbert dies at 95; revered Palisades High English teacher

    Rose Gilbert dies at 95; revered Palisades High English teacher
    To see teacher Rose Gilbert — a nonstop, 5-foot dynamo — in front of a high school classroom was to see a master at work. "I'm on fire," she would tell her 12th-graders in Room 204 at Palisades Charter High School, emphasizing the point by...