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One thing leads to another

In August, we’re picking up the threads from three major investigations to see what’s happened since they aired. These are stories that moved people, made them angry and sparked change.

Aug 1, 2015
Education

Change in the air in Virginia

Previously, we met Kayleb Moon-Robinson, a sixth-grader with autism who was charged with disorderly conduct and felony assault based on incidents at school. We catch up with Kayleb now and take a look at the impact his story has made since it first aired.

Aug 1, 2015
Education

UCLA changes travel rules, but not before deans’ new luxury expenses

In January, UCLA issued new travel guidelines and circulated them among its deans and executives. The guidelines add restrictions on spending that go above and beyond the policies that govern all University of California campuses.Prayitno/Flickr Even after UCLA was publicly exposed and criticized for approving lavish travel and entertainment expenses by its top academic officials,

Apr 8, 2014
Education

UC responds

The University of California responded to our story, which also was published in partner publications in a condensed form. To the editors: While the University of California appreciates the attention that the Center for Investigative Reporting recently gave to the UC endowment, I would like to address its shortcomings.  First, the limited scope of the

Mar 3, 2014
Education

UC endowment has worst investment returns among largest US college funds

The University of California’s $11.2 billion endowment has produced the worst investment returns of any of the richest colleges in the country over the past decade, an analysis by The Center for Investigative Reporting shows. From the 2004 through 2013 fiscal years, the investment payout for the UC endowment ranked last among the 10 U.S. universities

Feb 20, 2014
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