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Taxpayer Funds Are Lifeline For More Than 100 For-Profit Schools

Oct. 9
Aaron Glantz / Center for Investigative Reporting
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Department of Education analysts identified 133 for-profit schools that receive more than 90 percent of their revenue from a combination of Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, GI Bill funds for veterans and Department of Defense tuition assistance to active duty military.

San Ysidro School District Teachers Strike

Oct. 8
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The strike comes after last-minute negotiations with the school district failed to produce a new contract. Union members ultimately rejected an offer to raise pay by 1.5 percent, while adding one day to the school year and an additional five minutes to each school day.

San Ysidro Teachers Strike Possible; Contract Talks Resume Tuesday

Oct. 7
By Matthew Bowler
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The San Ysidro School District and the teachers union are at odds over pay, the length of the school year and class sizes.

33,483 Students Attending SDSU; School Had 79K Applicants For Fall 2014

Oct. 2
By City News Service
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The collective high school grade point average of San Diego State's nearly 5,000 first-time freshmen was 3.69, a jump from the 3.6 GPA of last year's class.

Sexual Assault Reports Increase At UCSD, USD

Oct. 2
By Angela Carone
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The numbers were released under the Clery Act, which requires federally funded colleges and universities to publish statistics on campus safety.

Study Finds California Schools Fail American Indian Students

Sept. 30
By City News Service
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The new study by a center at Cal State San Marcos found that less than a quarter of American Indian and Native Alaskan students meet University of California and California State University entrance requirements.

Chula Vista Teachers Union Reaches Tentative Agreement With Elementary School District

Sept. 30
By Matthew Bowler
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The agreement reached after an all-night negotiation session includes raises and increases the maximum an employee will pay for health coverage.

San Diego Central Library Marks 1 Year Anniversary

Sept. 30
By City News Service
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Usage of the San Diego Central Library has roughly doubled since the facility near Petco Park opened to the public one year ago Tuesday.

New Law Lets Community Colleges Offer Bachelor's Degrees

Sept. 29
By Matthew Bowler
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The new law allows the California chancellor of community colleges to choose 15 community colleges to be the first in the state to offer bachelor's degrees.

UC San Diego To Install 2.5 Megawatt Energy Storage System

Sept. 29
By City News Service
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A 2.5-megawatt storage system with enough capacity to power about 2,500 homes will be installed at UC San Diego next year.