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  • Officials want more college-prepared students

    Tapping into some 144 million records on college students who are part of the National Clearinghouse database, Burbank educators hope to glean how well students do in completing college after they leave Burbank schools.
  • French attache promotes study abroad

    Students in French-language classes at John Burroughs High School were visited by a representative of the French Embassy promoting study abroad and university programs in the nation known for its art, literature and food. But Thomas Vidal, a cultural...

    In Theory: What advice would you give during commencement?

    Public and private schools of higher learning commonly hold commencement exercises this month, inviting speakers from all walks of life to address the new grads. In some cases, those speakers are religious leaders. In fact, students at the University of...

    Woodbury graduation celebrates 130th class, features marriage proposal

    Woodbury graduation celebrates 130th class, features marriage proposal
    Actress Marlee Matlin, who at age 21 became the youngest recipient of an Oscar for Best Actress, told about 400 students at Woodbury University’s graduation Saturday that naysayers had claimed her career was “DOA — deaf on arrival.&...

    In Theory: Should religious schools get accreditation?

    An essay by an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, published July 7 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, posits that religious colleges should not be given accreditation because their programs do not allow for "unfettered skepticism...