Education

UC-Berkeley
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October 29, 2019 - 11:29 pm
Some California students and community groups are threatening to sue the University of California system unless it drops the SAT and ACT exams from admissions requirements Such tests favor wealthy, white students, the critics contend. In a letter issued Tuesday by lawyers, the Compton Unified...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice at the NCAA tournament college basketball in Pittsburgh. The NCAA Board of Governors took the first step Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, toward allowing athletes to cash in on their fame, voting unanimously to clear the way for the amateur athletes to "benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness." (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
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October 29, 2019 - 7:06 pm
The NCAA took a major step Tuesday toward allowing college athletes to cash in on their fame, voting to permit them to "benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness." The nation's largest governing body for college sports and its member schools now must figure out how to allow athletes to...
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irefighters battle the Kincade Fire as it burns a barn on October 27, 2019 in Santa Rosa.
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October 28, 2019 - 5:48 am
Firefighters lost ground in their attempts to contain the raging Kincade Fire on Sunday as it grew to 54,298 acres in Sonoma County. The flames were 5% contained Sunday night, according to Cal Fire , down from 10% when the fire had destroyed 30,000 acres Sunday morning. Officials said that 94...
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Felicity Huffman and husband William Macy exit John Moakley U.S. Courthouse where Huffman received a 14 day sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal on September 13, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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October 16, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Actress Felicity Huffman is serving her 14-day sentence for taking part in a college admissions scandal at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin in the East Bay. Huffman reported to the low-security facility in Alameda County on Tuesday morning. Forbes added the prison to its list in 2009...
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Esther Duflo, left, and Abhijit Banerjee speak during a news conference at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Banerjee and Duflo, along with Harvard's Michael Kremer, were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics for pioneering new ways to alleviate global poverty. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
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October 14, 2019 - 4:26 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into what works and what doesn't in the fight to reduce global poverty. The award went to MIT's Abhijit...
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UC-Berkeley
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October 10, 2019 - 9:00 am
A large number of schools and universities in the Bay Area have told students and teachers to stay home Thursday due to the widespread power outages. Classes are cancelled at UC-Berkeley Thursday for a second day because of the PG&E shutoff. The area surrounding the campus nestled along the...
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UC-Berkeleys entrance.
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October 09, 2019 - 12:50 pm
The widespread PG&E power outage s have forced officials to close schools and universities in some of the affected parts of the Bay Area. UC-Berkeley has canceled classes on Wednesday, but the campus remains open. Mills College and Merritt College in Oakland have canceled classes for Wednesday...
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Marty Griffin
September 26, 2019 - 8:48 am
PITTSBURGH ( Newsradio 1020 KDKA ) - Pittsburgh Public Schools confirms an "inappropriate homework assignment" was given to 1st grade students at Linden PreK-5. An image of the reading exercise posted on social media features a story about two boys running from a police officer who tells a K-9...
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