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  • For students at L.A.'s Big Picture charter school, downtown is their classroom

    For students at L.A.'s Big Picture charter school, downtown is their classroom
    During geometry, students at Los Angeles Big Picture High School walk outside to study the intricate building facades in downtown's financial district. Drama classes stroll to the Ahmanson Theatre to catch a play. For lunch, students often go two blocks to the steps of the stately Central Library.
  • School choice needs timely school grades

    School choice needs timely school grades
    Parents and students at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale and Hallandale High School started the school year in August happy to be enrolled in A-rated schools. But now they find out, because of just-released state grades, that they actually are...

    Innocent students exploited by some for-profit schools

    Innocent students exploited by some for-profit schools
    In the news: Strippers listed as "admissions representatives" were hired to recruit students for a dodgy for-profit Florida trade college that FBI raids eventually put out of business. That's the shocker in a federal lawsuit the Miami Herald reported...

    Maryland schools move toward online testing but obstacles remain

    Maryland schools move toward online testing but obstacles remain
    Giving standardized tests on computers has great promise, proponents say. It's cheaper and allows for quicker results and better test security. But as Maryland moves ahead with plans for students to take newly created state tests on computers this...

    DP 103 In memoriam: Ben Carlson

    DP 103 In memoriam: Ben Carlson
    When 32-year-old lifeguard Ben Carlson died while rescuing a distressed swimmer in July, he was mourned by his students in the junior guards, players he had coached in water polo and people with whom he worked on the shores of Newport Beach. The 15-year...