Eye on Education

Eye on Education

University of California

California’s research-focused university system includes UC Merced, using science to improve the environment and student involvement to raise the region’s historically low educational level.

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Here’s how this father learned that his son was killed in prison

It took three days for California prison officials to tell Takis Kalatzakis that his son had been beaten and strangled to death by his cellmate at Salinas Valley State Prison. He found out through a telegram, dropped at his house in San Jose.