Teresa Watanabe covers education for the Los Angeles Times. Since joining the Times in 1989, she has covered immigration, ethnic communities, religion, Pacific Rim business and served as Tokyo correspondent and bureau chief. She also covered Asia, national affairs and state government for the San Jose Mercury News and wrote editorials for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. A Seattle native, she graduated from USC in journalism and in East Asian languages and culture.
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Los regentes de la UC dan un paso histórico hacia la contratación de estudiantes sin estatus legal
La Universidad de California pretende dar un paso pionero para autorizar la contratación de estudiantes inmigrantes que carecen de estatuto legal y estudiará cómo hacerlo en un estudio de seis meses.
UC regents take groundbreaking step toward hiring immigrant students without legal status
The University of California intends to take a groundbreaking step to authorize hiring immigrant students who lack legal status and will explore how to do so in a six-month study.
UC Berkeley is spreading the gospel of data science, a high-demand, high-earning field that can advance social justice, with a proposed new college and free curriculum to schools.
Whittier College Linda Oubré announced her resignation amid financial troubles and low enrollment at one of California’s oldest private liberal arts colleges.
USC peddled inferior online social work grad program to use as ‘cash cow,’ lawsuit alleges
USC deceptively marketed an inferior online social work graduate degree as equal to its respected on-campus program, using it as a ‘cash cow,’ a class-action lawsuit alleges.
This 4.0 student needed $4,000 to attend his dream UC school. Then Times readers stepped in
Jonathan Cornejo, a Los Angeles high school senior and son of a single immigrant mother, got into his dream University of California campus but couldn’t afford to go. Then strangers stepped up.
UCLA is unveiling a new initiative to help students afford college without loans, seeded with a $15-million gift from Bruins alumnus and real estate investor Peter Merlone.
Un estudiante con 4.0 de promedio supera todas las adversidades. Pero no puede permitirse asistir a un campus de la UC
Un porcentaje cada vez mayor de estudiantes con bajos recursos admitidos en el sistema de la Universidad de California elijen los colegios comunitarios, ya que los elevados costes de la vivienda y la insuficiencia de las ayudas económicas ponen fuera de su alcance los campus de sus sueños.
A growing share of low-income students admitted to the renowned University of California system are choosing community college instead as skyrocketing housing costs and insufficient financial aid put their dream campuses out of reach.
The University of California has unveiled a first-ever systemwide admission guarantee for all qualified transfer students but access to specific campuses is not assured.