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USC Receives $6.6M Gift For Japanese Study Center

A Buddhist order has donated $6.6 million to the University of Southern California to promote the study of Japanese religions and culture at the university.

03/15/2014

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Survey: Caltech, UCLA Among Top 10 Global University Brands

Four California universities are among the top 10 most powerful global university brands in the world, according to the world’s top scholars surveyed by the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.

03/06/2014

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SAT Test To Undergo Sweeping Revisions

Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2014

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Parents Challenge Superintendent Over LAUSD’s Spending On iPads Over Teachers, Repairs

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy received difficult questions Monday night from parents concerned about the district’s controversial plan to buy more iPads for students rather than investing in more teachers and school supplies.

03/03/2014

Peter Christopher Gomez, 47, of La Habra was arrested on Feb. 21, 2014 on suspicion of sexual assault.(credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

Drama Teacher, 47, Arrested On Suspicion Of Sex Assault

A high school drama teacher was arrested Friday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a minor, authorities said.

02/21/2014

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Reality Star Omarosa Manigault Running For LAUSD Board Seat

Omorosa Manigualt, a reality star best known for her appearance on “The Apprentice,” has filed paperwork to run for the LAUSD Board of Education, according to the Los Angeles City Clerk’s office.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2014

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UC Irvine Chancellor Stepping Down To Become Ohio State University President

UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake is quitting to take the top job at Ohio State University, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday.

01/30/2014

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Cleveland High Honores Educator After 40 Years Of Teaching, Mentoring Students

Cleveland High School honored a teacher who has inspired and mentored students for 40 years Tuesday as he proudly handed off the torch to a former pupil.

01/28/2014

Parents of students at two elementary schools were warned to be on the lookout for a possible child predator allegedly seen snapping pictures of students. (credit: CBS)

Parents Warned Of Possible Child Predator In Riverside Co.

Parents are being warned to be on alert for a person allegedly seen snapping photos of students at elementary schools in Riverside County.

01/24/2014

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LAUSD To Appoint Interim Representative Following Death Of LaMotte, 80

The Los Angeles Unified School District board agreed Tuesday to the appointment of an interim, non-voting representative to fill the vacancy left following the death of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte.

01/14/2014

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Calif. Schools Prepare For Transgender Rights Law

With a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect in California, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for coaches, assessing who will sleep where during overnight field trips and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.

12/26/2013

General view of the game between the USC Trojans and the UCLA Bruins at Rose Bowl on November 17, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

College Coaches’ Salaries: What’s The Financial Balance Of Athletics, Education?

With recent breaking announcements of high-level contracts involved in the world of college sports, the struggle to balance funding for both athletics and education has been renewed.

12/03/2013

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Report: UCLA Failed To Check Faculty Bias Claims

According to a new report, the University of California, Los Angeles has not properly investigated an increasing number of complaints of racial bias among faculty.

10/19/2013

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Academic Program Helps College Students Succeed Through Introducing Posses

A nationwide program has partnered with top-rated universities to help students achieve collegiate success through social enhancement.

10/08/2013

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Twitter Uses Tweet To Announce It Has Filed IPO Documents

Twitter is going public. The short messaging service says it has filed confidential documents for an initial public offering of stock.

09/12/2013