Karin Klein is a board member who writes editorials about education, environment, food and science. She was the 2006-07 winner of the Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writers and was a 2012 and 2014 Logan Environmental Journalism fellow and a 2014 Metcalf Environmental Reporting fellow. She leads interpretive hikes as a volunteer naturalist and is the author of the 2010 book “50 Hikes in Orange County.” She attended Wellesley College and UC Berkeley and is an adjunct professor of journalism at Chapman University.
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Is it really worth spending $116 million on a lottery to see if more people will agree to get the jab against COVID-19?
A strange tic in the law governing emergency authorization for new pharmaceuticals could hobble efforts at public colleges and universities.
Yield — the percentage of students accepted to a college who ultimately decide to go there — is a crucial factor in higher education finance.
California would never have allowed off-roading at Oceano Dunes if the decision were first being made today, so why let it continue?
It’s more balanced, trimming here, adding there. But it will be up to teachers to make the scattered lesson plans work for students.
The auction site allows the sale of many extremely offensive texts — as it should. Banning sales of Dr. Seuss books with racist imagery is silly and hypocritical.
Right now, getting the vaccine seems to have more to do with whom you know and where you live than how badly you need it
The pandemic gives us a chance to rethink, in much bigger ways, what schooling should look like in the future.