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A new state law mandating a later school start time for middle and high schools has drawn mixed reactions. Many school leaders are skeptical; parent opinion is mixed; many students seem to like the idea.
Twenty-seven percent of students who entered Cal State universities as freshmen four years ago graduated in 2019, up from 19% in 2015, according to CSU's figures.
Under a new law, schools will be forced to start later in the morning -- and more kids will have to go to school without their working parents.
Felicity Huffman went to a prison in Northern California where she will spend two weeks for conspiring to rig her daughter's college entrance exams.
Since 1966 USC has cared for the historic Gamble House in Pasadena. Soon the university will hand off management as locals seek more control.
The survey of 181,752 students was conducted at 33 universities including Yale, Harvard, Stanford, Caltech, Northwestern and the University of Oregon.
A new California law requires middle and high schools in urban areas to delay start times to allow students to get more sleep.
Good teachers know how to handle defiant students without suspending them. Let them do their jobs without more mandates.
Some L.A. Unified parents, teachers and union leaders complained of hectic, uncomfortable conditions on campuses and criticized the decision to keep many schools open.
Sólo la mitad de los estudiantes de California cumplen con los estándares de inglés, y en matemáticas aún menos
Puntajes en las pruebas de California en 2019: La mitad de los estudiantes cumplen con los estándares de inglés y menos con los de matemáticas.
Only half of California students meet English standards and fewer meet math standards, test scores show
Due process cases often pit families and schools against each other, instead of being partners in improving special education, critics say
High school grades are a better predictor of college success than the SAT or ACT, says a Cal State professor emeritus.
El sistema escolar de la Universidad de California está considerando la posibilidad de eliminar el requisito del examen SAT en las solicitudes de admisión.
As concerns about school safety and shootings rise, districts are tightening security even though it limits public access to campus grounds.