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UC Irvine Law School Granted Full Accreditation

UC Irvine Law School Granted Full Accreditation

The law school was opened in 2009, the first new public school in state in nearly 50 years.
Los Al High Show Choir Wins 2 National Grand Championships

Los Al High Show Choir Wins 2 National Grand Championships

Performing on the stage of the legendary Grand Ole Opry, two choir squads won the top trophy in their categories.
UCI Chancellor Leaves, Heads to Ohio State

UCI Chancellor Leaves, Heads to Ohio State

Michael Drake's been chancellor at UC Irvine since 2005.
UC Irvine 'Strongly Opposes' Academic Boycott of Israel

UC Irvine 'Strongly Opposes' Academic Boycott of Israel

UC Irvine joins other prominent universities in condemning an academic boycott of Israel endorsed by an association representing professors of American history and culture.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Los Alamitos High School Opens New Athletic Complex [Photos]

Los Alamitos High School Opens New Athletic Complex [Photos]

Los Alamitos' new track and field opens to students while some nearby residents protest the field's new lights.
Los Alamitos High School Dedicates New Track Tuesday

Los Alamitos High School Dedicates New Track Tuesday

Students will begin using the new Los Alamitos High School track and field on Tuesday.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
California Releases New Form Required to Avoid School Vaccinations

California Releases New Form Required to Avoid School Vaccinations

To exempt a child from required vaccinations, a parent and a doctor must sign the new Personal Belief Exemption form under a state law that takes effect Jan. 1.
Los Alamitos Glee Choir Performs on Queen Latifah Show

Los Alamitos Glee Choir Performs on Queen Latifah Show

The Los Alamitos High School SoundFX choir performs for a television audience on Tuesday's episode.
Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.
Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Regular inspection of your child’s texts, Facebook and Twitter may not show whether they’re involved in cyberbullying.