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  • L.A. Unified students want one of their own on school board

    L.A. Unified students want one of their own on school board
    Bryan Mejia has some advice for the Los Angeles Board of Education. He isn't a gadfly or political consultant. He isn't running for office — he can't even vote. Mejia is a high school student. And he wants to help fix what he and other...
  • 20 arrested at UC Santa Cruz as teaching assistants strike

    Twenty picketers were arrested Wednesday for blocking traffic at UC Santa Cruz as unionized teaching assistants and tutors began a strike at two UC campuses. The walkout at Santa Cruz and UC Berkeley is expected to extend for a second day Thursday and...
  • Occidental reaches agreement with students who claimed harassment

    Occidental reaches agreement with students who claimed harassment
    Occidental College has reached a confidential agreement with a group of students who said they were sexually harassed by the school's athletic trainer. John Sweet had worked at the liberal arts campus in Eagle Rock for 37 years. In a federal complaint...
  • Solutions sought to reduce food waste at schools

    Solutions sought to reduce food waste at schools
    It's lunchtime at Washington Preparatory High School in Los Angeles, but 16-year-old Parrish Jackson has barely touched her turkey burger and apricots. She's dumping them into the trash can. The apricots are "sour," the junior says. The meat is...
  • Superintendent's pay in South Bay district called 'excessive'

    Superintendent's pay in South Bay district called 'excessive'
    New York City Chancellor Carmen Farina oversees more than a million students, 1,700 schools and a budget the size of many states. Her pay: $412,193. Los Angeles Unified Supt. John Deasy has half a million students, 1,000-plus schools, a $7-billion...
  • School district wages

    School district wages
    A sample of what L.A. County superintendents were paid in 2013 and the district enrollment: Jose Fernandez Centinela Valley $674,559; 6,637 John Deasy Los Angeles $393,106; 655,494 Gary W. Woods Beverly Hills $255,000; 4,515...
  • Rodriguez is new chancellor of L.A. Community College District

    Rodriguez is new chancellor of L.A. Community College District
    The Los Angeles Community College District has selected a veteran educator to be its next chancellor, officials said Thursday. Francisco Rodriguez, 51, has been president and superintendent of the MiraCosta Community College District in north San...
  • When wooing graduation speakers, colleges have their talking points

    When wooing graduation speakers, colleges have their talking points
    The nearly two-minute UC Irvine video looks like an appeal to prospective students, featuring a montage of undergraduates walking around campus, dancing in classrooms and celebrating big basketball victories. But the target audience becomes obvious at...
  • For South Gate Middle School class, abalones open a whole new world

    For South Gate Middle School class, abalones open a whole new world
    Jenny Gonzalez checked for signs of epipodium, tentacles resembling swaying wet noodles, on the green abalones in her South Gate classroom the other day. "That's what I was looking for," Jenny, 13, said of a small, light-colored abalone. "When you see...
  • L.A. school board approves amended contract for Supt. John Deasy

    L.A. school board approves amended contract for Supt. John Deasy
    Los Angeles Unified schools Supt. John Deasy has a newly modified contract that includes an annual buyout of unused vacation days and new performance measures that require him to bring in revenue and enroll more students. He will also pay his own...
  • Beverly Hills principal cleared in sports camp probe

    Beverly Hills principal cleared in sports camp probe
    The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has concluded its investigation into Beverly Hills High School Principal Carter Paysinger and the for-profit summer sports camp he owned — clearing him of any criminal wrongdoing, authorities said...