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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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Not LOL: Service allows bully reporting by text

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students are getting a new weapon to fight back against bullies: their cell phones. A leading education technology company on Wednesday announced it would give schools a free and confidential way for […]

05/29/2013

Students to challenge ‘twerking’ video suspensions

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Some of the dozens of students suspended for making a suggestive “twerking” video at a San Diego high school are challenging their punishment. Thirty-one students, mostly girls, were suspended from Scripps […]

05/07/2013

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Budget cuts nix $90m in federal college aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Schools near military bases and tribal lands will face a $60 million shortfall between now and September and aid to college students will be cut by almost $90 million, due to the automatic spending cuts mandated by Congress.

04/29/2013

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Obama pedals bike at 3rd White House science fair

(AP) — It was an offer President Barack Obama couldn’t refuse. “You’re welcome to try this out if you like,” the Oakland Park, Fla., high school student said. With that, a president who often laments a lifestyle that denies him the pleasure of driving eagerly hopped on.

04/22/2013

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