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  • Troubled Central Basin Water District may lose insurance

    A controversy-riddled water district involved in a federal corruption investigation is in danger of losing its insurance, a political black eye that could have implications for the agency and its 2 million customers. The Assn. of California Water...
  • D.A. reviews report on L.A. iPad contract; no charges to come

    D.A. reviews report on L.A. iPad contract; no charges to come
    The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has reviewed an internal L.A. school district report on its iPad contract and concluded that criminal charges are not warranted. The report, which has not been released publicly, raises issues...
  • D.A. says no charges warranted over L.A. schools' iPad contract

    D.A. says no charges warranted over L.A. schools' iPad contract
    The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has reviewed an internal L.A. school district report on its iPad contract and concluded that criminal charges are not warranted. The report, which has not been released publicly, raises issues about...
  • L.A. teacher wins job back after removal for science projects

    L.A. teacher wins job back after removal for science projects
    A Los Angeles high school science teacher is returning to the classroom two months after being suspended over concerns that two students had assembled "dangerous" science projects under his supervision. Both projects overseen by teacher Greg Schiller...
  • L.A. Unified can keep teacher ratings anonymous, judges say

    L.A. Unified can keep teacher ratings anonymous, judges say
    The Los Angeles Unified School District does not need to release the names of teachers in connection with their performance ratings, according to a tentative court ruling issued Thursday. A three-judge state appellate court panel tentatively found a...
  • El Camino Real Charter High School wins national academic decathlon

    El Camino Real Charter High School claimed the national 2014 Academic Decathlon title on Saturday, marking the seventh time the Woodland Hills school has won the honor. The school earned 52,601.1 points out of a possible 60,000 and beat out 52 other...
  • Rose Gilbert dies at 95; revered Palisades High English teacher

    Rose Gilbert dies at 95; revered Palisades High English teacher
    To see teacher Rose Gilbert — a nonstop, 5-foot dynamo — in front of a high school classroom was to see a master at work. "I'm on fire," she would tell her 12th-graders in Room 204 at Palisades Charter High School, emphasizing the point by...
  • Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, strong-minded member of L.A. school board, dies

    Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, strong-minded member of L.A. school board, dies
    Board of Education member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, a persistent critic of sweeping changes in Los Angeles schools and a staunch defender of teachers and administrators, has died. She was 80. LaMotte was found unresponsive in a San Diego hotel room...
  • More lenient rules on head lice have some schools jumpy

    More lenient rules on head lice have some schools jumpy
    LOVELOCK, Nev. — For years, school nurse Deborah Pontius came to work with nits to pick. On some days in this isolated central Nevada town, she'd actually sift through the hair of students found with live head lice. But something bigger bugged...
  • Federal guidelines unveiled to avoid racial bias in school discipline

    Federal guidelines unveiled to avoid racial bias in school discipline
    Federal officials kicked up their campaign against discriminatory school discipline policies Wednesday, issuing first-ever guidelines for school districts on how to avoid racial disparities in student punishments. In a 23-page letter, officials with the...
  • Can American students get smart?

    Can American students get smart?
    The latest international test scores of 15-year-olds are in, and the results are appalling. The Program for International Student Assessment, or PISA, found that the United States — the most affluent country in the world — failed to rank in...