San Francisco Shooting Sparks National Debate Over Immigration Policy
Francisco Sanchez, the undocumented immigrant who's been charged in the fatal shooting of Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco last week is set to be arraigned today. Sanchez had been deported five times, but was protected from being turned over to federal immigration enforcement by San Francisco's "Sanctuary City" policy. The story has become a flashpoint for both Republicans and Democrats in the debate over immigration reform.
UC Hopes New Plan Will Simplify Community College Transfers
University of California President Janet Napolitano will announce later this morning details of her plan to dramatically increase the number of community college transfer students over the next two years.
Hot Wheels School Lessons Draw Raves and Criticism
Mattel, the L.A. County-based toy maker, has a unique partnership with university education scholars to create math and science classroom lessons using their Hot Wheels cars. Teachers rave about how engaged kids are in learning with the toys. But the partnership is also raising eyebrows.