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  • Vigil held for Dorsey High student killed in bus crash

    Vigil held for Dorsey High student killed in bus crash
    Wildflowers bloomed in a tiny garden — some red, purple and pink. Together, Jennifer Bonilla and Hailey Ordonez tended the patch in South Los Angeles, where the high schooler and the preschooler kept the flowers alive. Fourteen years separated the...
  • College Board offers a few glimpses into its redesigned SAT

    The College Board on Wednesday released sample questions and other materials for a redesigned SAT, promising a test that is grounded in students' real-world experiences and more focused on knowledge and skills needed to succeed in college and careers....
  • L.A. teachers union chief ends reelection campaign

    L.A. teachers union chief ends reelection campaign
    Los Angeles teachers union President Warren Fletcher said he would no longer actively campaign for reelection, clearing the path for challenger Alex Caputo-Pearl to become the next leader of United Teachers Los Angeles. In the first round of voting in...
  • Garcetti shares 'back to basics' agenda in State of the City address

    Garcetti shares 'back to basics' agenda in State of the City address
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti presented a long and eclectic list of initiatives in his first State of the City address Thursday, promising to reinvigorate the city's major boulevards, cut taxes for businesses, put building records online and keep a...
  • In crash's aftermath, efforts to find students lead to frustration

    In crash's aftermath, efforts to find students lead to frustration
    On some campuses, there were tears. On others, relief. But frustration was another overriding sentiment at many Southern California high schools Friday, as officials scrambled to pin down whether their students were aboard the ill-fated bus that crashed...
  • High-paid South Bay schools superintendent is put on leave

    High-paid South Bay schools superintendent is put on leave
    A South Bay schools superintendent who attracted scrutiny for his $674,559 pay was placed on administrative leave this week, pending an internal investigation. The Centinela Valley Union High School District board voted 5-0 to suspend Supt. Jose...
  • Science teacher's suspension spurs petition drive

    Science teacher's suspension spurs petition drive
    A popular Los Angeles high school science teacher has been suspended after students turned in projects that appeared dangerous to administrators, spurring a campaign calling for his return to the classroom. Students and parents have rallied around...
  • LAUSD outlines plan to spend $837 million on disadvantaged students

    Disadvantaged students in L.A. Unified stand to benefit from a multimillion-dollar infusion for more tutoring, counselors, English language coaches, nurses, librarians and other support under a budget plan presented Tuesday. In the opening salvo in a...
  • L.A. Unified settles lawsuit over layoffs

    Los Angeles school district officials announced a lawsuit settlement Tuesday that will provide $60 million in pay increases, services and staff at about three dozen schools, many hit hard by teacher layoffs. But the pact fails to deal with whether...
  • L.A. Unified board to study adding student representative

    L.A. Unified board to study adding student representative
    Without agreeing to have a student representative on the Los Angeles school board, members agreed Tuesday to direct district staff to examine the possibility of creating such a position. Board members accepted a petition from students to establish an...
  • Index ranks L.A.'s neediest schools, seeking funds

    A citywide coalition of community groups and civil rights leaders unveiled a comprehensive new measure Monday ranking L.A. Unified's neediest schools and urged more targeted spending on students there. The "student need index," which analyzed test...