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  • Proposed fixes for Jefferson High include more classes, longer days

    Proposed fixes for Jefferson High include more classes, longer days
    Students at Jefferson High are likely to have expanded course offerings and longer school days to address massive scheduling problems that resulted in lost instruction time this fall, officials have confirmed. A judge this week ordered state officials...
  • Deasy's inaction on Jefferson High fiasco is shocking

    Deasy's inaction on Jefferson High fiasco is shocking
    John Deasy notched what he considers a win this week, when an Oakland judge ordered state education officials to rescue students trapped in chaos and dysfunction at Jefferson High in South Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Unified superintendent called the...
  • Judge orders state to fix Jefferson High scheduling issues

    Judge orders state to fix Jefferson High scheduling issues
    For weeks, Armani Richards sat in the Jefferson High School auditorium waiting to be assigned classes for his senior year. The student body president wanted to enroll in subjects that would help him pursue a career in chemistry or computer science....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • L.A. school board authorizes talks on departure agreement with Deasy

    L.A. school board authorizes talks on departure agreement with Deasy
    The Los Angeles Board of Education has authorized its attorneys to discuss terms of a possible departure agreement with schools Supt. John Deasy, The Times has learned. The move was made in a specially called closed session Tuesday, but it was not...
  • 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...