education

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Calif. community colleges increasing enrollment

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s community colleges are set to increase enrollment for the first time in years, and officials are crediting a voter-approved tax for the bump. College officials announced on Wednesday that the […]

09/12/2013

Orientation week at the University of Redlands in Redlands, Calif. 2013

Survey shows Class of 2017 is techie, service-oriented and wants to study abroad

The Class of 2017 will rely heavily on technology in many ways, but not all, while attending the University of Redlands. A survey of the freshmen class reveals there isn’t one student without a cell […]

09/10/2013

Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks in Washington. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

Education chief: Maybe start school later in day

WASHINGTON (AP) — A later start to the school day could help teenagers get the most from their classroom time and local districts should consider delaying the first bell, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday. […]

09/04/2013

This undated identification file photo provided Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Conn., shows former student Adam Lanza, who authorities said opened fire inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, killing 26 students and educators. (AP Photo/Western Connecticut State University, File)

Newtown shooter is described as isolated in youth

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A portrait of a highly isolated young man with disruptions in his education is emerging as a state office investigating the Newtown shooter seeks the release of his school records. […]

08/26/2013

USC Trojans football coach Lane Kiffin

PHOTOS: ‘Trojans Live’ debuts on KFWB

Our new program, Trojans Live, debuted last night on KFWB NEWS TALK 980. The weekly show is broadcast from The Lab, a gastropub on Figueroa across the street from USC. The public is welcome to […]

08/23/2013

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Dr. Andre Perry joins the discussion on race and education

Our daily discussions about race relations today focuses on education. We are learning a lot from these conversations, and we hope you are, too. On L.A’s Morning News, Penny and Phil continue the conversation with […]

07/26/2013

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New job openings in LA and OC

Where are the new jobs in L.A. and the O.C.? Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Jay Wall, Research Analyst at the UCLA Career Center:

07/12/2013

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High school seniors fare no better than in 1970s

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students preparing to leave high school are faring no better in reading or math than students did four decades ago, the government said in a report Thursday that was certain to renew […]

06/27/2013

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Study: US education spending tops global list

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States spends more than other developed nations on its students’ education each year, with parents and private foundations picking up more of the costs than in the past, an international […]

06/25/2013

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Tips for spring scholarship season

Spring scholarship season is here, so Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Ben Kaplan of http://www.cityofcollegedreams.org.

04/24/2013

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Students fight bill that would raise class fees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Proposed legislation that would raise fees for high-demand courses during summer and winter sessions at California community colleges is meeting opposition from students and faculty.

04/21/2013

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UC admission offers up again for nonresidents

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — High school seniors who hoped to be admitted to the University of California for the coming fall had an edge if their resumes included out-of-state addresses.

04/18/2013

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