The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a crash that killed 10 people yesterday when a FedEx Corp. truck slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high school students in Orland, California.
California took in less revenue than needed to stay within its budget last month, leaving the most- populous U.S. state at risk of triggering automatic cuts to universities and caregivers for the elderly and disabled.
Stanford University students won five Rhodes Scholarships, the most in the school’s history, while Harvard, Brown and Princeton each were awarded four as the 32 U.S. recipients of one of the world’s most prestigious academic awards were named today.
Higher-education debt is outperforming tax-exempt municipals because colleges and universities are able to raise tuition and draw on endowments even as states prepare to slash funding by $5 billion in 2012.
Old photographs adorn the mantelpiece in Lee John Mynhardt’s living room. In one, he’s standing beside his parents and sister. In another, he’s all smiles as he wraps his arms around some college buddies.
California Governor Jerry Brown has received praise for proposing a balanced state budget for the fiscal year starting July 1. The last time California proposed a balanced budget was in 2007, when Arnold Schwarzenegger was governor.