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  • Christian group fights for identity against Cal State policy

    Christian group fights for identity against Cal State policy
    InterVarsity Christian Fellowship members say they just want to spread the word, to provide a welcoming space for believers and non-believers alike on college campuses that sometimes can seem cold and isolating. But because it requires its leaders to...
  • New downtown L.A. boarding school aims to enhance culture, education

    New downtown L.A. boarding school aims to enhance culture, education
    The elevator doors slide open on the 11th Floor, and Annie Chau, 14, walks down a plush carpeted hallway, a backpack slung over her shoulder. She pushes open a door to reveal a lushly appointed dining room with a sweeping view of the downtown Los...
  • L.A. Unified students could take iPads home soon

    L.A. Unified students could take iPads home soon
    Los Angeles Unified students could take school-issued iPads home as soon as next month under a new plan that officials say has dealt with security concerns. The issue of when — or if — to allow the devices to be taken home has been much...
  • Bonds should not pay for iPad curriculum, new L.A. Unified head says

    Bonds should not pay for iPad curriculum, new L.A. Unified head says
    Newly installed Los Angeles schools Supt. Ramon Cortines said he opposes using construction bond money to pay for curriculum on student computers, raising new questions about the future of the system's controversial $1.3-billion technology project....
  • Cal State Northridge bans pledge activity at fraternities, sororities

    Cal State Northridge bans pledge activity at fraternities, sororities
    As Cal State Northridge investigates another possible hazing incident, the school has banned its 54 fraternities and sororities from all recruitment and pledging activities for new members possibly until spring, officials said. Campus leaders said the...
  • KIPP charter school group plans major expansion in L.A. area

    KIPP charter school group plans major expansion in L.A. area
    One of the nation's largest charter school organizations has announced an ambitious expansion plan to more than double its enrollment in the Los Angeles area over the next six years. KIPP LA now operates 11 schools that serve about 4,000 students; by...
  • L.A. school officials order review of every senior's transcript

    L.A. school officials order review of every senior's transcript
    Reacting to ongoing problems with a new computerized student data system, Los Angeles school district officials have ordered a review of every senior's transcript and brought in counselors and administrators to ensure those records won't hurt students'...
  • In this innovative kindergarten class, A is for 'Action!'

    In this innovative kindergarten class, A is for 'Action!'
    The palm trees are made of construction paper, the waves of shiny fabric. The actors wear straw hats, sunglasses and loud Hawaiian shirts. They lean back in lawn chairs, legs too short to touch the ground. One holds a goblet, the other a picture book....
  • On his first day, Cortines feels a 'sense of urgency' at L.A. Unified

    On his first day, Cortines feels a 'sense of urgency' at L.A. Unified
    Ramon C. Cortines' first day in his latest tour at the helm of Los Angeles Unified started in a familiar fashion: early, with his first meeting at 7 a.m. That was practically indolent for Cortines, who is known to schedule meetings for 6 a.m. But on...
  • Occidental College rifts mar progress on handling of sex cases, report says

    Occidental College rifts mar progress on handling of sex cases, report says
    Occidental College, under federal investigation for its handling of sexual assault complaints, has taken "sincere and significant" steps to improve its practices but is riven by bitter campus divisions that jeopardize future progress, according to an...
  • Advisors work to freeze 'summer melt,' get students to college

    Advisors work to freeze 'summer melt,' get students to college
    JanicaRose Buensuceso had planned to leave Orange County and attend college at Cal State East Bay in Northern California. Then family and financial problems emerged in the weeks after she graduated from Los Amigos High School, making the move increasingly...