LA teachers union promises challenge to layoff pact that experts hail as as landmark

LA teachers union will challenge layoff pact

LA schools’ proposed layoffs system could be landmark, but teachers union promises a challenge

LA schools seek layoffs system opposed by union

Whitman, Brown tangle over immigration, illegal maid controversy, in heated governor’s debate

Whitman, Brown tangle on immigration, illegal maid

Colleges, rural schools deliver aspiring teachers a new message: you can go home again

Rural teacher shortage leads schools to grow own

9th Circuit finds Calif calls interns ‘highly qualified’ teachers, dumps them on poor schools

Court finds Calif dumping interns on poor schools

Suicide of LA teacher sparks renewed push against test-score ranking system for educators

LA teacher suicide sparks test-score pushback

LA teacher who killed himself after receiving poor ranking remembered as deeply caring

LA teacher who killed himself recalled as caring

Gates Foundation invests in program aimed at helping low-income youth graduate from college

Gates Foundation focuses on college graduation

Troubles of US education system get big screen close-up in 4 new documentaries

Troubles of US education get big screen close-up

On what would have been Ray Charles’ 80th birthday, his namesake library opens in Los Angeles

Ray Charles Memorial Library opens in L.A.

Troubles of U.S. education system get big screen close up in 4 new documentaries

Education in U.S. gets big screen close up

Troubled school system in NJ’s biggest city to receive $100M donation from Facebook founder

Newark, NJ, schools to get $100M Facebook donation

California group that runs 30 charter schools shares in Oprah’s $6M public education gift

Calif. charter schools get $1M nod on ‘Oprah’

Legal challenges to NCAA threaten to redefine the definition of ‘amateur’ athlete

Lawsuits seek to compensate college athletes

Deputy spoke with missing California sect members while they were praying outside school

Missing Calif. members prayed outside school

Tea party favorite O’Donnell wins GOP Senate primary in Delaware over longtime congressman

U.S. President Barack Obama

WAC asks courts to force Nevada, Fresno State to stay through 2011-12 season

WAC sues Nevada, Fresno State

DENVER — The Western Athletic Conference has filed a lawsuit to force Nevada and Fresno State to stay in the league through the 2011-12 school year before leaving for the Mountain West Conference.

Robert Kennedy assassination site opens as $578 million schools complex in Los Angeles

RFK assassination site opens as LA schools complex

LA names new school built on toxic soil site for environmentalists Al Gore, Rachel Carson

LA environmental school site in toxic soil cleanup

Ex-fraternity member paying $500K to parents for Calif college freshman pledge death

Ex-frat member paying $500K for hazing death

New Muslim college opens in California amid furor over proposed mosque near ground zero

New Muslim college welcomes freshmen in California

Federal panel examining recession tells Nev. leaders to be bold in fixing widespread problems

U.S. President Barack Obama

Federal commission meets experts, public in Las Vegas to examine causes of Great Recession

US President Barack Obama welcomes Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
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Group: Calif. judge orders university to release documents related to Palin appearance

Sarah Palin

U of Colorado reviews journalism program; may start information, communication tech program

U of Colorado reviews future of journalism program

Marines sharply increase mental health care for troops, fight military’s highest suicide rate

Marines pour resources into mental health care

Associated Press names Larma, Stewart, Sato, Stathis as US regional photo editors

AP names 4 to US regional photo editor positions

Billionaire Broad chooses downtown LA site for art museum after getting committee approval

Billionaire picks downtown LA site for art museum

Amid ongoing budget woes, LA unveils nation’s most expensive school with $578M price tag

LA unveils $578M school, costliest in the nation

Fresno State, Nevada joining college football’s Mountain West Conference

Fresno State, Nevada headed to MWC

SALT LAKE CITY — The Mountain West is growing, the Western Athletic Conference is in danger of being whittled away and BYU is considering going it alone - at least in football.

Fresno St., Nevada joining Mountain West Conference

Fresno St., Nevada to MWC

SALT LAKE CITY — The Mountain West is growing, the Western Athletic Conference is in danger of being whittled away and BYU is considering going it alone — at least in football.

Anti-war protesters call for removal of former Bush attorney who teaches law at UC Berkeley

Protesters call for UC Berkeley law prof’s removal

Study: Teen flings bad for grades, but sex in relationship doesn’t affect school performance

Teen sex not always bad for school performance

Calif. school district settles lawsuit with girl who wore ‘disruptive’ anti-abortion T-shirt

Calif. school settles suit with anti-abortion girl

UC Berkeley drops part of gene-scanning program for incoming students to comply with regs

UC Berkeley drops part of gene-scanning program

P vs NP Problem Solved By HP Scientist

At a Glance: Universities where students can bet on their grades with website Ultrinsic

Glance: Schools where students can make grade bets

What would Mom say? NY-based website takes wagers from students on their own grades

Website sponsors gambling on grades at 36 colleges

For cash-strapped college students, hope for curtailing rising textbook costs

More choices alter college textbook landscape

White supremacist files to run for Southern California school board seat

White supremacist running for Calif. school board

We’re No. 1! University of Georgia tops infamous party schools ranking

We’re No. 1! UGA tops party schools ranking

Brother of famed Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher, father of Michael Jackson’s co-executor dies at 86

Brother of famed Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher dies

USC coach Lane Kiffin thinks Titans’ lawsuit is connected to his Tennessee history

Kiffin thinks lawsuit motivated by location

AP-Univision Poll: Hispanics strongly aspire to a college degree, but many settle for less

AP-Univision Poll: College dreams for Hispanics

Titans sue, accuse Lane Kiffin, Southern California of “maliciously” hiring away assistant

Titans sue Lane Kiffin, USC for poaching assistant

Former Nevada Gov. Kenny Guinn dies after fall from roof of home in Las Vegas

Former Nev. Gov. Kenny Guinn dies in Las Vegas

Pat Haden to replace embattled Southern California athletic director Mike Garrett

Garrett out, Haden in as USC athletic director

Sarah Palin earned $75k for speech at cash-strapped Calif university