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  • LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students

    LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students
    Los Angeles school district officials have allowed a group of high schools to choose from among six different laptop computers for their students — a marked contrast to last year's decision to give every pupil an iPad. Contracts that will come...
  • Audit criticizes panel for move to revoke S.F. college's accreditation

    In a blistering critique, state auditors Thursday faulted the decision by a private panel to revoke the accreditation of San Francisco's only community college and found that the overall authorization process is weak. The audit said the Accrediting...
  • UC creates task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual assault

    University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Friday she is forming a task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual violence at UC campuses. The group will monitor the system's progress and work to develop best practices in prevention,...
  • L.A. Unified board refuses to reappoint member of oversight panel

    L.A. Unified board refuses to reappoint member of oversight panel
    The Los Angeles Board of Education this week acted against a critic of its controversial iPad program by refusing to reappoint him to a key review panel, the latest of several actions that could limit scrutiny of the project. On Tuesday, a board...
  • Top candidates for state schools chief in close money race

    Top candidates for state schools chief in close money race
    The top contenders to be the state’s public schools chief are neck-and-neck in campaign funds leading into the June primary, according to finance reports filed Thursday. Current state superintendent Tom Torlakson has just under $200,000 in the...
  • LAUSD quietly disbands Miramonte child-abuse investigative panel

    LAUSD quietly disbands Miramonte child-abuse investigative panel
    The Los Angeles school district has quietly shut down a high-profile special investigative panel intended to review the Miramonte Elementary child-abuse case, citing its cost. The school system had pledged to form the commission in 2012 as a measure...
  • African American students weigh campus attitudes in picking colleges

    African American students weigh campus attitudes in picking colleges
    Jahmia Edwards cried when she opened the letter saying she'd been admitted to UCLA, the college she'd dreamed of attending since childhood. The 18 year-old senior at Alliance William & Carol Ouchi High School in South Los Angeles quickly dismissed UC...
  • L.A. Unified shifting 'teacher jails' to homes

    L.A. Unified shifting 'teacher jails' to homes
    As of Tuesday, Los Angeles teachers suspended amid misconduct investigations will be allowed to remain at home rather than report during the workday to district offices — known within the profession as "teacher jails." The change, ordered by L.A....
  • UC, teaching assistants agree on contract, avert strike during exams

    The University of California system has reached a tentative agreement on a new contract covering 13,000 teaching assistants, readers and tutors, lifting the threat of a 10-day strike during the coming final exam period at most UC campuses. Leaders of...
  • George McKenna, Alex Johnson seek funds, backers in L.A. Unified race

     George McKenna, Alex Johnson seek funds, backers in L.A. Unified race
    The top two finishers in this week's election for the Los Angeles Board of Education will meet in an August runoff, but first they face another crucial contest: the race for money and powerful endorsements. Especially in play is the influential...
  • Bringing back bilingual education

    It's about time we reconsider the research that tells us that a transitional bilingual program leads to fluency in two languages. ("Is bilingual education worth bringing back?," Editorial, June 5) Let's not fall into the trap of testing a subject in...