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  • Cal State L.A. alumni go from radical activists to honored donors

    Cal State L.A. alumni go from radical activists to honored donors
    Cal State Los Angeles alumni Charon D'Aiello Sandoval and David Sandoval were dedicated revolutionaries in the late '60s, active players in civil rights and labor protests who keep up a progressive ideology to this day. D'Aiello Sandoval joined La...
  • Strawberry expert at center of battle over fruit's future

    Strawberry expert at center of battle over fruit's future
    On an ocean-facing hillside with stunning views of Monterey Bay, Douglas Shaw circulates among thousands of strawberry plants he has helped to breed and grow. But the man who is considered California's most esteemed strawberry expert declines to choose...
  • Seven candidates vie for LAUSD board seat in wide-open contest

    The Los Angeles teachers union and a powerful group of civic leaders are sitting out Tuesday's key race for a seat on the Board of Education in what has become a spirited, wide-open contest among seven candidates. The special election is being called to...
  • John Marshall High celebrates online academic decathlon championship

    John Marshall High celebrates online academic decathlon championship
    L.A.'s John Marshall High School celebrated winning the national online academic decathlon championship, with a rival team lending support.  At Los Angeles Unified School District headquarters Wednesday night, board member Bennett Kayser and Marshall...
  • Bringing back bilingual education

    It's about time we reconsider the research that tells us that a transitional bilingual program leads to fluency in two languages. ("Is bilingual education worth bringing back?," Editorial, June 5) Let's not fall into the trap of testing a subject in...
  • Suit alleges state isn't providing adequate education to some students

    Thousands of students in California miss out on days, weeks and even months of classroom instruction because of chaotic campuses, high teacher turnover and a severe lack of resources, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. The suit, brought in Alameda...
  • Co-champions declared in National Spelling Bee

    For the first time in 52 years, two spellers were declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday. Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post, N.Y., and Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth shared the title after a riveting final round duel in which...
  • Mayor, L.A. Unified announce citywide summer learning program

    Mayor, L.A. Unified announce citywide summer learning program
    As part of an effort to close what Mayor Eric Garcetti says is a skills gap in the Los Angeles workforce, officials announced a new summer program Tuesday to provide online and in-person classes to a wide range of young and older students. The Summer of...
  • More students take online classes but passage rates low, study says

    More students take online classes but passage rates low, study says
    More California community college students are taking online courses than a decade ago, but fewer are completing and passing those classes compared with traditional ones, according to a study released Wednesday. Overall, enrollment in online community...
  • UC seeks to increase transfer students from community colleges

    UC seeks to increase transfer students from community colleges
    UC officials on Wednesday proposed new efforts to make it easier for students to transfer to a UC campus from all community colleges -- not just from the small number of two-year schools that dominate transfer statistics. The move is prompted in part by...
  • List of accused rapists rocks Columbia campus in New York

    List of accused rapists rocks Columbia campus in New York
    A vigilante group at Columbia University, the prestigious Ivy League school in Manhattan, has taken the fight against sexual assault on campus into its own hands and has resorted to social media -- but very much the old school kind. The unidentified...