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.
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.
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.
Granada Hills Charter High, a perennial contender, has won the California 2015 Academic Decathlon title in a weekend competition in Sacramento.
Temperatures are expected to heat up toward the end of next week, signaling a dry, disappointing and foreboding end to the region’s rainy season as four years of low precipitation continue.
Nearly a week since the high-profile arrests of Venice High School students on sex crime allegations, authorities acknowledged Wednesday that they are still trying to sort out exactly what happened and that no criminal charges have been brought against any of the students.
Accused killer Robert Durst, the eccentric real estate heir who was the subject of the HBO documentary "The Jinx," was scheduled to be relocated Tuesday night to a mental health facility at a Louisiana state prison because of an acute medical condition, authorities said.
Officers arrested an 11th Venice High School student Monday in connection with alleged sex crimes that came to light last week.