Education

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UC tests ways to support year-round study

By making summer session more affordable, three UC campuses aim to help students take greater advantage of the academic off-season.

Naja Barker and classmates

UC leaders head back to high school

UC leaders will deliver a college-going message to high school students around the state, as part of the annual Achieve UC effort.

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David Geffen donates $100M to launch school for grades 6-12

Geffen Academy at UCLA will serve as model for contemporary education, provide students access to campus learning opportunities and facilities.

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UC offers community college students a clear path to transfer

Effort gives students a course to follow to be well-positioned for admission to a UC campus.

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Unequal schools: the perpetuation of poverty

A researcher's own experience with learning disabilities led to devoting his research and writing to identifying inequalities in education and community-organizing for school reform.

Eloy Ortiz Oakley and Tom Torlakson

UC regent: Transfer pipeline is key to harnessing human potential

A chat with Eloy Ortiz Oakley touches on how UC can work with community colleges to better serve transfer students and meet future workforce needs.

Obama Administration lauds UC's commitment to Latino student achievement

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics salutes transfer program, CalTeach among '150 Commitments to Action.'

State Sen. Kevin de León

School of Public Policy will equip future leaders to solve 21st century challenges

Senate president pro tem exhorts students to be creative and passionate in seeking solutions.

Napolitano: Public research universities are the engines of innovation

University of California President Janet Napolitano addressed the Association for Women in Science at the 2015 National Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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UC alumni fill Teach for America's 2015 ranks

Nearly 200 of Teach for America's current crop of teachers hail from UCLA, Berkeley, Santa Barbara and San Diego.

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