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  • Teen gets bullied and takes a stand

    Teen gets bullied and takes a stand
    DEAR AMY: I'm 17. As you probably know, teen bullying is a big issue. I've got a new one: I'm being bullied by a teacher in my school - and she's not even my teacher. A couple of weeks ago, she called me fat; she has called other students names as well....
  • Federal grants to create 'cradle to career' services in LAUSD zones

    Federal grants to create 'cradle to career' services in LAUSD zones
    Local officials on Wednesday announced a milestone -- $36 million in federal grants -- for an ambitious program to provide a full range of social and education services to students and their families in several neighborhoods. The effort is called...
  • School board starts weighing Supt. Deasy's evaluation

    School board starts weighing Supt. Deasy's evaluation
    The Board of Education began deliberations Tuesday on the evaluation of Supt. John Deasy, who has come under fire for his handling of a $1.3-billion effort to provide iPads to all students and for what critics call an autocratic, ineffective leadership...
  • Brown splits package of bills aimed at reducing truancy

    Brown splits package of bills aimed at reducing truancy
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday vetoed two bills aimed at curbing truancy and absenteeism among California students. The bills, part of a package proposed by state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris and several lawmakers, would have required school boards and...
  • L.A. school board, Deasy again at odds over involvement in lawsuit

    L.A. school board, Deasy again at odds over involvement in lawsuit
    As the Board of Education mulls his fate, beleaguered Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy finds himself at the center of another dispute with his bosses, this time over his involvement in a lawsuit that criticizes district schools and policies. Deasy's...
  • USC Provost Garrett to become first female president of Cornell

     Cornell University on Tuesday tapped USC's provost, Elizabeth Garrett, to be its next president, naming a woman to the post for the first time and continuing a trend toward female leaders of the elite Ivy League's campuses. Garrett, 51, who is also...
  • L.A. Unified reports big rise in its graduation rate

    L.A. Unified reports big rise in its graduation rate
    The Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday reported a huge rise in its graduation rate, but left out the students most at risk of not making it to commencement ceremonies. The district's graduation rate of 77% for the 2013-14 school year was 12...
  • Why can't the grown-ups get it right on education?

     Why can't the grown-ups get it right on education?
    In its most basic form, the idea is pretty simple. The bell rings, students file into class, and teachers share knowledge and tap into natural curiosity. But the grown-ups just can't seem to get their side of things right in public education. School...
  • State may be forced to intervene in Jefferson High scheduling issues

    State may be forced to intervene in Jefferson High scheduling issues
    Civil rights organizations asked a judge Thursday to order the state Education Department to remedy problems at Jefferson High School in South Los Angeles, where attorneys say some students have languished for nearly eight weeks without the appropriate...
  • Polytechnic investigation found no evidence of teacher misconduct

    A teacher who got a job at Polytechnic School in Pasadena -- shortly after being accused of inappropriate conduct at another private school -- did not engage in sexual harassment or misconduct during his one-year employment at Polytechnic, according to an...
  • Campus sex crime reports rise as federal scrutiny grows

    Campus sex crime reports rise as federal scrutiny grows
    The number of sex crimes reported at some California colleges rose in 2013 from the previous year, according to figures released Wednesday by the schools. The annual disclosures are mandated under the Clery Act, which calls for colleges and universities...