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  • L.A. Unified gets reduction on iPads price

    L.A. Unified gets reduction on iPads price
    The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay substantially less for thousands of iPads under the latest deal with Apple. The cost of the tablets that will be used on new state tests will be about $200 less per device, although the computers won't...
  • Letters: Tenure isn't the real teacher problem

    Re "Trial over teacher protections opens," Jan. 28, and "Lawsuit targets teacher job security," Jan. 26, and "Judging teachers, helping teachers," Letters, Jan. 30 Those calling for an end to teacher tenure forget that the real problem here is hiring...
  • Southern California students battle it out in quiz-style contests

    Southern California students battle it out in quiz-style contests
    Three fast-paced academic contests featuring some of the region’s best and most talented students will be staged Saturday afternoon, with one focused exclusively on science and two others drilling down on topics dealing with World War I. At USC,...
  • Students compete in L.A. County Academic Decathlon Super Quiz

    Students compete in L.A. County Academic Decathlon Super Quiz
    Hundreds of students paraded into a gymnasium on Saturday afternoon at USC's Galen Center, their friends and families cheering from the bleachers as ragtime music played. The Super Quiz, the final event in the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon,...
  • University High wins crown at JPL Regional Science Bowl

    University High wins crown at JPL Regional Science Bowl
    In the end, it came down to a rematch: Arcadia and University high schools, two teams made up of the brightest young science minds in Southern California who one year ago faced off just like this, armed with nothing more than a small pad of paper and a...
  • El Camino Real Charter High School wins LAUSD Super Quiz

    El Camino Real Charter High School won the Los Angeles Unified School District’s “Super Quiz” competition Saturday, beating 58 other high school teams in the Academic Decathlon’s final event. The Marshall High School team took...
  • State asks all public K-12 schools to make salaries public

    State asks all public K-12 schools to make salaries public
    State Controller John Chiang has asked every public school district in the state to provide salary and benefit information for all employees and elected officials so that it can be posted on the Internet and shared with the public. Chiang has said...
  • Controller seeks pay data from all California public schools

    State Controller John Chiang has asked every public school district in the state to provide salary and benefit information for all employees and elected officials so that it can be posted on the Web and shared with the public. Chiang has said that...
  • Letters: Teaching profession is no place for tenure

    Re "Deasy provides fodder for both sides in lawsuit," Feb. 3 United Teachers Los Angeles President Gregg Solkovits calls the lawsuit against teacher tenure in California "an attempt to deprofessionalize teachers." While his union's argument about...
  • Child abuse case against ex-Miramonte Elementary teacher is dropped

    Child abuse case against ex-Miramonte Elementary teacher is dropped
    Los Angeles County prosecutors Wednesday dropped their case against a Miramonte Elementary School teacher who had been accused of molesting a former student. Martin Springer, at the time a third-grade teacher at Miramonte, came to the attention of...
  • City Section hires its first marketing director

     The new City Section office has hired its first marketing director. Hugo Ramirez, 26, a Venice High grad, will assume responsibilities for marketing the City Section athletics brand and finding sponsorships as the section begins its first year without...