Thanks to voter-approved Proposition 30, Los Angeles Unified students will attend school for 180 days this year, the first time since the 2008 financial crisis that the district's academic calendar won't be shortened by a lack of money.
It's a natural question: Why -- just a week after voters approved Proposition 30 to alleviate cuts to California schools and tuition increases at its colleges -- are California State University trustees considering a new set of student fees?
A growing chorus of education policy advocates is urging the U.S. Department of Education to strengthen graduation-rate accountability in states that have earned waivers under the No Child Left Behind Act.
A $10 million gift from David Dollinger will link one of the nation's most respected graduate degrees in real estate with a distinguished alumnus of USC, University of Southern California president C.L. Max Nikias said Monday.
A Riverside office building that has never been used since it was completed four years ago will be the home of the University of California's consolidated payroll and human resources operations, it was announced Monday.
Sitting at her laptop hunting for a part-time job, University of California-Davis student Isra Sebiaa spotted an "office help" ad that sounded incredibly appealing.
Top researchers studying new "value added" or "growth index" models for measuring a teacher's contribution to student achievement completely agree on one thing: These methods should be used in staff-evaluation systems with more caution than they have been so far.
One of the nation's top education prizes was won by the Miami-Dade County
Public Schools for its dramatic gains in achievements by black and Hispanic
students and for raising academic standards across the board.
Colo. Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia visited the Pueblo Monday to praise a training program that will hopefully bring and help retain teachers in classrooms across the San Luis Valley.
A dozen Midland, Texas, Hispanic leaders are opposing a $163-million elementary schools bond proposition.
Apollo Group Inc. said Tuesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income
tumbled 60 percent, hurt by higher costs and declining enrollment at the
University of Phoenix. To cope, the for-profit education company plans to
close 115 of the university's mostly smaller locations, a move that will
affect 13,000 students.
Twitter, the 140-character chat site where celebrities can talk to their fans, has become a format that is improving student learning, a U.S. researcher says.
An online school is expanding Hamilton students' technology knowledge and helping teachers provide more specific remediation.
Several Ohio college admissions officials say minority groups, including blacks, Latinos and American Indians, remain underrepresented on their campuses.
In 2003 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of race as a consideration in admissions at U-M law school, but threw out the undergraduate admissions system that awarded extra points to Hispanics and other minority students.