September 20, 1997 |
The recommendation that the University of California stop using SAT scores in admissions will undergo a rigorous review to ensure that standards at the state's premier higher education institution will not diminish, the chairman of an oversight committee said Friday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 1992 |
At Marina High School, good grades can mean hard cash. Under a new pilot program, the school's Parents, Teachers and Students Assn. is handing out prizes--including money--to students who boost their grade-point averages. The first rewards were issued Tuesday, when students received certificates, plaques, key chains and checks for as much as $150.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 17, 1993 |
Parents of elementary school pupils in the Capistrano Unified School District will be getting a different report on their children's progress in coming weeks. School officials say the cards will give parents a more detailed analysis. The card was approved by district trustees Monday as part of a pilot program to be tested at seven elementary schools through the next semester.
January 24, 1990 |
City Section coaches Tuesday greeted the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education's decision to drop the no-fail stipulation of its eligibility requirements for extracurricular activities with the near-unanimous sentiment: It's about time.
January 30, 1990 |
When the Los Angeles Unified School District decided to drop its no-fail requirement for extracurricular activities last week, most City coaches were pleased with the decision. Many opposed the rule when it was introduced in 1982, claiming that it was unfair to make a student who maintained a 2.0 grade-point average, but failed one course, ineligible for athletics. Since then, this view has gained support as many teams lost key players as a result of the City's 10-week grade reports.
November 8, 1990 |
Two days before Fairfax High's scheduled first-round game in the Los Angeles City high school football playoffs last season, Coach Ron Price told the district athletic office that his team would have to forfeit. The Lions simply didn't have enough players to take the field. His team clinched the playoff berth Nov. 17, 1989, with a 4-5 record, but Price learned three days later that nine of his players had lost their eligibility for failing to meet the district's academic requirements.
January 8, 1991
Rob Turner, who led Indiana's football team in receiving two of the last three seasons, has been dismissed from the university because of poor grades and will lose his senior year of eligibility.