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  • L.A. school unions back separate candidates in Board of Education race

    L.A. school unions back separate candidates in Board of Education race
    The two largest school employee unions in Los Angeles are on different sides of a key Board of Education race, as they maneuver for leverage over pay raises, job security and other matters. United Teachers Los Angeles opted last week for retired...
  • Property crimes drop after USC implements new safety measures

    Property crimes drop after USC implements new safety measures
    USC officials are attributing a drop in property crimes at the university to security measures put in place following an on-campus Halloween night shooting that left four teenagers wounded two years ago. The biggest factor in the reduction, officials...
  • Panel considers plan to keep San Francisco community college open

    Panel considers plan to keep San Francisco community college open
    San Francisco's only community college and its 80,000 students won a victory this week when a private panel announced new rules that could allow the troubled institution to remain open. The Novato-based Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior...
  • Schools' next test is getting tenure ruling to pay off in class

    Schools' next test is getting tenure ruling to pay off in class
    When the Los Angeles school district was rocked by the largest abuse scandal in its history two years ago, Supt. John Deasy wanted one thing from the Legislature: the ability to quickly fire offending teachers. He didn't get it from lawmakers. He got it...
  • Obama to grads: I don't remember my graduation speaker

    President Obama admitted to a high school graduating class Wednesday that he doesn’t remember his graduation speaker, musing that that is probably because he was thinking about the party that would follow the ceremony. “I don’t...
  • California teacher tenure and seniority system is struck down

    California teacher tenure and seniority system is struck down
    The tenure and seniority system that has long protected California public school teachers, even ineffective ones, was struck down Tuesday in a court decision that could change hiring and firing policies nationwide. Los Angeles County Superior Court...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • George McKenna and Alex Johnson leading in L.A. Unified race

     George McKenna and Alex Johnson leading in L.A. Unified race
    Vying for an open seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education, George McKenna and Alex Johnson appeared to be headed to a runoff in Tuesday's primary election. The two were the best funded in a crowded field. Seven candidates were seeking to fill the...
  • Don't let the 1% control schools

    Bruce Reed, the president of the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation who formerly served in the Obama administration and will focus on education, told Patt Morrison: "My general experience with political elected bodies is that the odds of them being...