EDUCATION

UC Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter appearance, citing safety concerns after violent protests
UC Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter appearance, citing safety concerns after violent protests

UC Berkeley officials on Wednesday canceled conservative commentator Ann Coulter’s appearance at the university next week, citing safety concerns following several violent clashes between right-wing and left-wing protesters in the famously liberal city.The...

UCLA finance official arrested on charges of embezzling from the last college he worked for
UCLA finance official arrested on charges of embezzling from the last college he worked for

A UCLA finance director was arrested earlier this month and charged with embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from City University of New York when he worked as a finance official there.Between 2008 and 2012, according to a complaint filed by the U.S....

L.A. school board targets McTeacher's Nights, but not all fast-food fundraisers
L.A. school board targets McTeacher's Nights, but not all fast-food fundraisers
Milton A. Gordon dies at 81; former Cal State Fullerton president oversaw era of increased diversity and growth
Milton A. Gordon dies at 81; former Cal State Fullerton president oversaw era of increased diversity and growth
The problem 
with free tuition
The problem 
with free tuition
The real purpose of Cuomo's free-college-tuition plan
The real purpose of Cuomo's free-college-tuition plan

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's potential path to the White House appears to so far be paved with good intentions gone misunderstood. No sooner did his national headline-grabbing legislation, to make state and city colleges tuition-free, pass in the Legislature...

Trump tells Wall Street execs he will 'absolutely destroy' regulations they hate
Trump tells Wall Street execs he will 'absolutely destroy' regulations they hate

The city's top business executives bent the ears of President Donald Trump and his advisers Tuesday, pushing policies they say are key to the city and country's economic growth. More than 50 members of the Partnership for New York City, the town's leading...

Even under adjusted funding formula, California's poorest schools still lose out, report says
Even under adjusted funding formula, California's poorest schools still lose out, report says
Charlotte Christian students earn 69 awards in art, writing competition
Charlotte Christian students earn 69 awards in art, writing competition
Bailey Middle School band hits superior notes
Bailey Middle School band hits superior notes
Teacher awarded for going 'above and beyond' at Riverview High in Oakmont
Teacher awarded for going 'above and beyond' at Riverview High in Oakmont

Sign up for one of our email newsletters.Updated 24 hours ago Rachelle Dene Poth spent the last 20 years teaching technology to Oakmont and Verona youths. She recently received recognition for her extra effort. Poth was given the Pennsylvania Association...

Kids, ages 7 to 11, accused of ransacking San Pedro daycare, causing thousands of dollars in damage
Kids, ages 7 to 11, accused of ransacking San Pedro daycare, causing thousands of dollars in damage

The scene at the World Tots L.A. daycare center in San Pedro last week was straight out of a teacher’s nightmare.Obscenities were scribbled in chalk on the walls. Ink toner was sprayed everywhere and into filing cabinets. The fire extinguishers were discharged....

Two pivotal L.A. school board contests go to May runoff; Garcia wins outright
Two pivotal L.A. school board contests go to May runoff; Garcia wins outright
City mental health commissioner defends ThriveNYC's commitment to serious mental illness
City mental health commissioner defends ThriveNYC's commitment to serious mental illness
These L.A. school board candidates have a message, but little money to get it out
These L.A. school board candidates have a message, but little money to get it out
Charlotte Catholic senior applies school lessons to life
Charlotte Catholic senior applies school lessons to life

Charlotte Catholic High School senior Christopher Chandler Shallal gives back to the community and is earning opportunities to do more.Shallal is a finalist for the prestigious Parks Scholarship at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, and a semi-finalist...

Can CMS afford the $6 million cost of busing for choice?
Can CMS afford the $6 million cost of busing for choice?

When Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools expanded busing options to increase diversity in magnet schools this year, it added almost 10,000 miles a day of bus runs, the equivalent of two round trips to Los Angeles, a report presented Tuesday shows.The estimated...

UNC Wilmington lecturer claims he was racially profiled
UNC Wilmington lecturer claims he was racially profiled
Suspension to be lifted for OCC student who recorded professor's anti-Trump comments
Suspension to be lifted for OCC student who recorded professor's anti-Trump comments
Chapman University will get an engineering school, thanks to historic gift by dedicated alumnus
Chapman University will get an engineering school, thanks to historic gift by dedicated alumnus
Alex Caputo-Pearl wins second term as L.A. teachers union president
Alex Caputo-Pearl wins second term as L.A. teachers union president

Alex Caputo-Pearl has won a second three-year term as president of United Teachers Los Angeles, the union that represents teachers, counselors and nurses in L.A. Unified.The results announced Monday were a strong vote of confidence for the union leader, who...

Here’s an early glimpse at what incoming CMS leader says about hottest issues
Here’s an early glimpse at what incoming CMS leader says about hottest issues

From student assignment challenges to support for new teachers, incoming Charlotte-Mecklenburg Superintendent Clayton Wilcox tackled an array of big topics in a public Q&A session sponsored by MeckEd on Tuesday.Wilcox will start making the transition...

Georgia Tech dean is chosen to replace UC Davis chancellor who resigned under cloud
Georgia Tech dean is chosen to replace UC Davis chancellor who resigned under cloud
New CMS assignment twist: Transfer option could open doors for 27,000 students
New CMS assignment twist: Transfer option could open doors for 27,000 students
L.A. school board races draw millions in outside spending
L.A. school board races draw millions in outside spending