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SACRAMENTO — You know things are going splendidly for a governor when he can arrange a weeklong jaunt through China and not have to pay a cent himself — or even dip into the public till. The fact that it's sort of a 75th birthday bash for...
L.A. NOWJack Scott, who is retiring this week as chancellor of California Community Colleges, is to become a scholar in residence at Claremont Graduate University's School of Educational Studies....
L.A. NOWCalifornia’s community colleges began the fall term this week on a low note, having slashed course offerings in response to severe funding cuts and with thousands of students on waiting lists for classes. But the system received a dose of......
L.A. NOWThe leaders of Californiaâs three public college and university systems made a rare joint appearance at a legislative hearing to urge that the state restore enough funding to maintain the nearly 50-year-old master plan for higher education. This yearâ...
Top of the TicketCapsule version and full text of Republican's final State of the State address, warning of more cuts....
Money & CompanyThe rise of the publicly traded for-profit university has led quite properly to questions about where the student's welfare ranks among the priorities of these institutions. Spokespersons for companies such as the University of Phoenix and Kaplan...
L.A. NOWThousands of college students and faculty rallied Monday in Sacramento in support of higher education, another in a series of recent actions throughout the state designed to highlight the effects of budget cuts. The demonstration was organized by the...
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In "What’s helium-filled, foil — and harmless?" Terri Adishian says it's unnecessary to ban helium-filled foil balloons. Tell that to 2,000 residents of Menlo Park. On March 24, they came home to find no power. Why? Because a Mylar balloon...
Times Staff WriterMaydeen Tharp wanted a living trust. She wound up buying a $230,000 annuity. Tharp, a widowed homemaker, had invited an insurance man to her home in Upland to get her estate in order. The salesman shifted the conversation to a different subject:...
Students at the Claremont Graduate University's School of Educational Studies soon will be hearing from one of the most veteran voices in California’s higher education and political systems. Jack Scott, who is retiring this week as chancellor of...
Jack Scott, a veteran and popular educator who has headed the state's community college system during a period of brutal budget cuts and was often a voice decrying the impact on students, announced Tuesday that he will retire as chancellor overseeing...
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