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  • Advisors work to freeze 'summer melt,' get students to college

    Advisors work to freeze 'summer melt,' get students to college
    JanicaRose Buensuceso had planned to leave Orange County and attend college at Cal State East Bay in Northern California. Then family and financial problems emerged in the weeks after she graduated from Los Amigos High School, making the move increasingly...
  • 2 firms that won LAUSD's tech program most active in seeking meetings

    2 firms that won LAUSD's tech program most active in seeking meetings
    More than a year before the Los Angeles Board of Education agreed to an iPads-for-all program, Apple and a leading curriculum company repeatedly sought meetings with school board members, newly released emails and records reviewed by The Times show. The...
  • Technology chief for Los Angeles Unified School District resigns

     Technology chief for Los Angeles Unified School District resigns
    The head of technology for the Los Angeles Unified School District has resigned, the latest fallout from two troubled technology efforts: the iPads-for-all project and a new student records system. Ron Chandler, the chief information officer, headed...
  • 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,...
  • Occidental College rifts mar progress on handling of sex cases, report says

    Occidental College rifts mar progress on handling of sex cases, report says
    Occidental College, under federal investigation for its handling of sexual assault complaints, has taken "sincere and significant" steps to improve its practices but is riven by bitter campus divisions that jeopardize future progress, according to an...
  • Close to campus, closer to ideal college life

    Close to campus, closer to ideal college life
    The ideal college life probably includes hanging out with friends and learning from interesting professors, but not frustrating campus traffic and limited parking. However, the closer you are to campus, the closer you are to all the enjoyable college...
  • Dorm life: Keep your cool

    Dorm life: Keep your cool
    Sharing a room in college with someone you might not have met before can be exciting and nerve-wracking. Inevitably, problems will occur. Aarika Camp, from NSU's Residential Life & Housing, offered advice for some of college's most common situations....
  • 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...