| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:17 PM
A Los Angeles Unified School District teacher was convicted Monday of stabbing his wife and leaving her to die on the pavement outside a West Hills home, authorities said.
After deliberating for about 2-1/2 hours, a jury found Michael Kane, 48, guilty...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 5:58 PM
The California Supreme Court unanimously decided Thursday that the Los Angeles school district's method for allocating space to charter schools may shortchange them classrooms.
In a decision written by Justice Goodwin Liu, the state’s highest...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 1:34 PM
An advocacy group has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop teachers unions in California from using member dues for political purposes unless individual instructors provide their permission.
The effort, if successful, could weaken the influence of these...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 3:53 PM
The Los Angeles school district and its employee unions have reached a multibillion-dollar tentative agreement on healthcare benefits that would run through 2018.
The agreement factors in modest annual increases in benefit expenses and resolves some...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:25 AM
The Los Angeles Unified School District could lose control over $57 million a year in federal funds because of a disagreement over performance evaluations with the teachers union.
The dispute centers on the overall rating of a teacher. The union, United...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Four Garfield High students will participate this month in the final round of the national Academic Decathlon, the first ever to compete as individuals — rather than as a school team — from the Los Angeles Unified School District.
| Mar 11, 2015
| 3:10 PM
Los Angeles Unified has dropped efforts to shut down three campuses operated by an embattled charter school chain accused of financial irregularities in a district audit.
Caprice Young, chief executive officer of the Magnolia Public Schools, hailed...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 9:55 PM
Parents and students are pressing for the reinstatement of a veteran English and history middle school teacher who was suspended after a student accused him of making racially charged comments in class.
Steven Carnine is suspended from his job at Revere...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 5:10 PM
Granada Hills Charter High, a perennial contender, has won the California 2015 Academic Decathlon title in a weekend competition in Sacramento.
The team scored 59,040 points out of a possible 66,000.
Granada Hills will go on to compete in the national...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 5:15 PM
It was students who alerted Los Angeles Unified School District officials about possible sexual abuse among their peers at Venice High School, a senior district official told The Times on Saturday.
The students directed school administrators to video or...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 8:55 PM
Students and parents were stunned and upset by allegations that 14 Venice High School students allegedly took part in sex crimes dating back more than a year. Ten teenage boys were arrested Friday; all but two on campus.
Los Angeles police were trying...