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University of California

Record number of students apply for UC admission

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More students than ever are applying for undergraduate admission at the University of California.

01/18/2013

Cal Grant rules disqualify 80 pct of for-profits

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state report examining Cal Grant’s new eligibility standards says the tighter rules have disqualified 80 percent of California’s for-profit colleges from the financial aid program.

01/07/2013

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Mo. students lose 756 pounds at SC boarding school

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A dozen Missouri students have lost more than 750 pounds after their school district sent them to a weight-loss program at a South Carolina boarding school.

12/21/2012

Calif students drug tested at parents' request

Calif students drug tested at parents’ request

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) – A Santa Clarita school district plans to expand a first-of-its-kind program that allows parents to track the results of random drug tests of their children. More than 2,000 out of […]

11/26/2012

Santa Monica College restores Winter session

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – As a result of the passage of Proposition 30, Santa Monica College announced today it will proceed with its six-week winter session, starting Jan. 2. The Board of Trustees had voted […]

11/20/2012

Cal State mulls 3 fee hikes to push graduation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California State University is considering three new fee hikes designed to push students to earn their degrees faster and open up more classroom seats and enrollment slots for new and existing […]

11/08/2012

Calif. high school 'League' gives points for sex

PIEDMONT, Calif. (AP) – Parents have been told that male athletes at a high school in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb formed what they called a “Fantasy Slut League,” awarding points for sex with […]

10/23/2012

Mourners don purple at beaten student's NY funeral

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (AP) – Hundreds of people filled an upstate New York church for the funeral of a New York college freshman who authorities say was beaten to death by her boyfriend. Many wore […]

10/04/2012

Colleges pledge to graduate additional 4 million

(AP) – Public colleges and universities are pledging they’ll produce an additional 3.8 million graduates by 2025, providing a major boost toward a national target of having 60 percent of adults hold a college degree. […]

10/02/2012

Students plan prayers around school flagpoles

SAN DIEGO (AP) – A national coordinator of today’s “See You At The Pole” events says the students praying around their school flagpoles before class are not protesting anything. Doug Clark says the annual event […]

09/26/2012

Special needs college student shot to death

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A special needs college student has been shot to death while sitting on a bench in a South Los Angeles park. Police say 19-year-old Patrick Caruthers, was shot several times on […]

09/26/2012

Police: Student shoots self at Okla. junior high

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) – Police say a student has apparently committed suicide in a shooting at a junior high school in Stillwater, Okla. Police say there is no further danger at the school and that […]

09/26/2012

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