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  • California schools step up efforts to help 'long-term English learners'

    California schools step up efforts to help 'long-term English learners'
    After more than 11 years in Los Angeles public schools, Dasha Cifuentes still isn't speaking or writing English at grade level. The U.S. native, whose parents are Mexican immigrants, was raised in a Spanish-speaking household and she acknowledges that the two languages get confused in her mind.
  • South Gate art instructor exits L.A. Unified's 'teacher jail'

    South Gate art instructor exits L.A. Unified's 'teacher jail'
    A popular South Gate Middle School teacher returned to the classroom Wednesday, eight months after he was pulled from campus for alleged financial improprieties.  The case of Stuart Lutz, 60, became one more touchstone in the debate in the Los Angeles...

    Schools should teach women's history

    To the editor: While they're at it, how about requiring women's history? ("L.A. Unified to require ethnic studies for high school graduation," Dec. 8) Students are required for 12 years to study men's history. What do you think that does for boys?...

    L.A. Unified didn't do its homework on ethnic studies requirement

    L.A. Unified didn't do its homework on ethnic studies requirement
    Ideally, high school history courses would not be so overwhelmingly focused on the accomplishments of white males and would pay more attention to the roles played by others. There has been progress in that direction — in fact, the College Board...

    L.A. Unified to ban the purchase of chicken raised with antibiotics

    Aiming to bolster student health, Los Angeles Unified and five other major urban school districts announced plans Tuesday to ban the purchase of chickens that have been raised with antibiotics. The action by the Urban School Food Alliance -- which...