CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 16, 1999 |
An Anaheim school trustee who wants to bill Mexico for the education of illegal immigrants said Thursday that he wants to broaden his plan to seek reimbursement from other countries as well. At a meeting marked by protests from some activists, Anaheim Union High School District board President Harald G. Martin introduced a plan calling for the Immigration and Naturalization Service, or INS, to count students who are in the U.S. illegally.
December 12, 1989 |
In an effort "to make California schools the best in the world," California Democratic gubernatorial candidate John K. Van de Kamp on Monday proposed the creation of 4,000 annual fellowships for students and others who want to become teachers. Calling for a California teacher corps, Atty. Gen. Van de Kamp said in a speech to the education department at UCLA, "I propose that we pay the full cost of up to two years of college plus a year of graduate work toward teacher certification.
May 26, 1991 |
It seems that every decade must be known for one thing--whether it is the "free love" of the 1960s or the greed of the 1980s. One investment expert maintains that the 1990s will become known for a newfound emphasis on culture and education. If you talk to young parents, you'll probably see some evidence of this theory. It seems that nearly every new or soon-to-be parent is talking about signing the children up for school when they're practically still in the womb.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 14, 1989 |
The Building Industry Assn. of Southern California on Wednesday filed suit against Saddleback Valley Unified School District, charging that officials are trying to collect nearly twice what the state allows in developer fees. The lawsuit, filed in Orange County Superior Court, claims that district officials embarked on a "comprehensive scheme" to deny builders certificates of compliance--prerequisites for obtaining building permits--unless they pay fees higher than those allowed by state law.
August 20, 1991 |
In a surprise concert announcement Sunday, Ernest Fleischmann set a virtual death watch on the 10-year-old Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute. The Philharmonic managing director told a Hollywood Bowl audience that unless $250,000 is raised by Oct. 31, the training program will cease to exist, at least in its present form.
August 24, 1989 |
The nation's schools and colleges will spend a record $353 billion in the coming year, more than double the amount of a decade ago, the government said Wednesday in its annual back-to-school report. Although school enrollments have remained flat nationwide since 1980, the report said, spending for education has continued to rise, easily outpacing inflation. In the 1979-80 school year, the nation spent $166 billion for education.