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Brown signs transgender-student bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Monday became the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker […]

08/12/2013

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Cal State expands availability of online classes

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) – California State University students will be able to earn credit this fall by completing online courses offered through any of the system’s 23 campuses. CSU officials announced Wednesday that full-time […]

08/02/2013

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Annual survey finds parents trimming back-to-school spending

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Back-to-school is one of the busiest shopping seasons of the year, and it’s here. But one survey suggests parents’ spending will be more frugal than last year. Retail analyst Alison Paul […]

07/29/2013

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Transgender case resolved with CA school district

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. government has reached an agreement with a Southern California school district to resolve claims the district discriminated against a transgender student. The deal was announced Wednesday by the Department […]

07/24/2013

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Grants, scholarships key to paying for college

WASHINGTON (AP) — Grants and scholarships are taking a leading role in paying college bills, surpassing the traditional role parents long have played in helping foot the bills, according to a report from loan giant […]

07/23/2013

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Gross-out dare likely made San Diego students sick

SAN DIEGO (AP) — School officials say lunchtime dares to drink a weird concoction that included hot sauce, carrots, salt and milk likely caused 22 students to get sick at a San Diego elementary school […]

07/13/2013

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Diary reveals school aide had student’s baby

SAN DIMAS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say the diary of a Southern California teacher’s aide reveals her sexual relationship with an underage student and that she gave birth to the boy’s baby. Sgt. Peter Hahn […]

07/12/2013

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Study: Poor, minority students see biggest advantages from charter schools; general gains seen

(AP) – A study on charter schools finds they tend to benefit students from poor families, black students and Hispanic English-language learners more than peers in other groups.   The study from the Center for Research […]

06/25/2013

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LA area job openings

Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Lori Shreve Blake, Senior Director of Alumni and Student Career Services at USC’s Career Center about the jobs that are available this week in the L.A. area, including […]

06/14/2013

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Study shows that even for drop-outs, college pays

(AP) – It sounds like the worst of all worlds — borrowing money for college, then dropping out and facing the debt without a degree. But a new study argues that the investment in even […]

06/10/2013

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