| 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 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 9, 2013
The standardized tests known as the Program for International Student Assessment are considered so important that when the latest results were released last week, the U.S. Department of Education participated in a so-called PISA Day.
The leaders of...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:18 PM
A panel that moved to revoke accreditation from City College of San Francisco should continue to have authority to review two-year colleges -- even as it works to correct its own deficiencies, according to a U.S. Department of Education report.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:11 PM
San Francisco’s city attorney filed for a preliminary injunction Monday to block a private commission from revoking the accreditation of City College of San Francisco, alleging that the panel is using stalling tactics and refusing to hand over...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:50 PM
State auditors will review how San Diego State University and Cal State Chico handle sexual assault allegations, officials confirmed Wednesday.
The campuses join UCLA and UC Berkeley as the subjects of a state audit proposed in August by Assemblyman...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Ted Mitchell, the former president of Occidental College, is reportedly in line for an important education post in the Obama administration.
Mitchell is expected to be named undersecretary at the U.S. Department of Education, replacing Martha Kanter,...
| Oct 23, 2013
Segregating young children for whom English is a new language according to their fluency levels produces the best academic results, according to most research. So the Los Angeles Unified School District has little choice in the matter. As a result of a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:40 PM
Long after nearly all USC players had left the practice field Monday, special-teams coach John Baxter oversaw and evaluated kick after kick by Andre Heidari and walk-ons Alex Wood and Craig McMahon.
With Heidari struggling, USC interim Coach Ed...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Joining a growing list of students who allege that their colleges and universities have mishandled alleged sexual assault cases, seven current and former University of Connecticut students said Monday that they have filed a complaint with the U.S....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:44 PM
An educator who held posts at community colleges in Sacramento and Los Angeles has been named to lead City College of San Francisco, the troubled institution fighting to remain open after being sanctioned for financial and administrative problems.