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  • L.A. Unified discusses possible settlement in Miramonte case

    L.A. Unified discusses possible settlement in Miramonte case
    The Los Angeles Board of Education discussed a possible settlement offer Tuesday involving a former Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused of feeding semen to his students in what became the largest and costliest child abuse case in the school...
  • Report card: Illinois schools in the hole as spending rises

    Report card: Illinois schools in the hole as spending rises
    Illinois school districts ended up nearly $1 billion in the hole in 2013, dipping into reserves or borrowing to pay the bills, according to the latest finance data, painting a grim picture of the state's public school system. While statewide school...
  • Preschool nutrition can be challenging

    Preschool nutrition can be challenging
    Preschool children, specifically ages 2 to 5, are notoriously picky eaters, and parents need to recognize that this is developmentally appropriate, although frustrating! Preschool is an appropriate time to begin teaching children the importance of...
  • 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....
  • Planning for college

    Planning for college
    The SAT is perhaps the most important test a high school student takes, as one’s performance directly affects one’s chances of getting into the college of his or her choice. While taking college entrance exams can be daunting, students don&...
  • Some teachers making a case for video games

    Some teachers making a case for video games
    Many parent groups have long advocated limiting the amount of time children spend playing video games to make sure the activities don't get in the way of their social life and school work. So what happens when the video games are the school work?...
  • UC leaders consider limiting out-of-state enrollment

    UC leaders consider limiting out-of-state enrollment
    The University of California is beginning to have second thoughts about its highly successful effort to bring more out-of-state students onto its campuses. In a bid to boost revenue, the system five years ago began to aggressively recruit students...
  • Tutors help fill educational gaps

    Tutors help fill educational gaps
    Many parents choose to hire a tutor for a child who is struggling with a portion of his or her school work. Finding the right tutor involves some research. That's because, in addition to the tutor being well versed in his or her area of expertise, he or...
  • L.A. Unified alerted to possible sexual misconduct by Berndt in 1983

    L.A. Unified alerted to possible sexual misconduct by Berndt in 1983
    In 1983, a South Los Angeles elementary school principal received a call about one of his teachers, a 32-year-old just a few years on the job. On a student field trip to a museum, Mark Berndt had dropped his pants, a parent complained. The principal...
  • Inglewood schools chief criticized over costs of his security detail

    Inglewood schools chief criticized over costs of his security detail
    When Don Brann arrived in Inglewood, his marching orders were clear: Keep the city's debt-plagued school district from tumbling into financial chaos. The state-appointed superintendent cut costs and trimmed staff to save the necessary millions,...
  • Deasy's exit reflects other school battles across the U.S.

    Deasy's exit reflects other school battles across the U.S.
    John Deasy was one of a group of big-city school leaders to push for radical change: More independent charter schools, using student test scores to help evaluate teachers and relying less on seniority when teachers are laid off. And Deasy's departure as...