| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:49 PM
As part of a wider investigation into for-profit and online colleges, the California attorney general on Wednesday moved to obtain potential evidence about the telemarketing, enrollment and financial practices of two schools owned by a San Diego company....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:03 PM
A USC student said Monday that she believes university officials performed a shoddy investigation when she told them last year that she had been raped by her then-boyfriend in 2010.
Tucker Reed, who has blogged extensively about her alleged rape, said...
| Jun 19, 2013
Re "Was adopting Common Core a mistake?," Editorial, June 17
Politics aside, the changes outlined in the Common Core curriculum standards — which emphasize analysis and understanding over rote memorization — are essential.
For too long,...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Shares of Corinthian Colleges Inc. fell 23% last week after the Santa Ana for-profit college chain disclosed that the Securities and Exchange Commission had launched an investigation into the company.
Corinthian said it received a subpoena this month...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:47 PM
New rankings put California 41st nationwide in the well-being of children, the same lowly spot it got last year.
To gauge how children were doing in different states, the private Annie E. Casey Foundation eyed data including poverty levels, graduation...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Students and activists joined together Wednesday to file complaints against colleges and universities nationwide alleging that the schools have failed to follow federal laws, including those involving the reporting of sexual assault crimes and...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Occidental College faculty Monday overwhelmingly voted resolutions of no confidence against the campus attorney and another high-ranking administrator for what critics contended was their inadequate responses to allegations of sexual assaults against...
| Jun 2, 2013
The "tea party" is back and is brewing trouble for the Republican establishment.
After the GOP debacle in the 2012 election, when Republicans not only failed to win the presidency but blew a chance to take over the Senate, party leaders paused to...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:14 PM
A Los Angeles-area nonprofit that provides education services to low-income families and poverty-stricken communities received a $30-million grant from the U.S. Department of Education on Friday....
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:02 PM
Federal officials have rejected California’s request for exemption from rules that penalize low-performing schools and school districts, state officials announced Friday....
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:04 AM
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has issued guidance on school districts' legal obligations to provide equal access to extracurricular athletic activities to students with disabilities. The guidance letter gives examples of the...