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LAX Flight Path museum finds itself up for possible relocation

As they seek to resolve the fate of the aviation-themed Proud Bird restaurant, Los Angeles airport officials are raising the ire of supporters of another LAX institution: the Flight Path Learning Center and Museum, visited by thousands of people annually.

Higher Education

  • Slain USC student left trail of blood that police followed
    Slain USC student left trail of blood that police followed

    Detectives determined that a USC graduate student found dead in his apartment Thursday morning had been attacked earlier just blocks away in part because of a “significant amount of blood” leading to the apartment from the crime scene, an LAPD official familiar with the investigation said.

  • Less money for state-funded maintenance after property taxes lag
    Less money for state-funded maintenance after property taxes lag

    California's public universities, state parks and other institutions will get less money to pay for overdue maintenance than they hoped, according to Gov. Jerry Brown's administration.

  • Art Center College of Design builds toward the future
    Art Center College of Design builds toward the future

    Brandon Mamone works on his science-fiction-themed paintings in a studio with a coveted feature: a window that lets in a lot of natural light. The Art Center College of Design student said he was lucky to get the space in the college's new building in Pasadena, close to restaurants, art...

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  • Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration
    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration

    Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man."

  • California pols have failed vocational education students

    To the editor: Please tell me why low-income students have to pay big bucks for vocational degrees when California should be providing the education in public schools. ("Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds," July 16)

  • Regents name new UC San Francisco leader, approve chancellor pay raises
    Regents name new UC San Francisco leader, approve chancellor pay raises

    The UC regents Thursday confirmed UC San Francisco's medical school dean, Sam Hawgood, as chancellor of that health sciences campus and set his new salary at $750,000, a 13.8% increase. The regents also approved 3% pay raises for other UC chancellors and some top administrators.

  • UC appoints Jewish student regent amid controversy
    UC appoints Jewish student regent amid controversy

    For the second time in two years, passions surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflicts have entered an unlikely forum: the UC regents' selection of student representatives on the university governing board.

  • Beverly Hills High School principal files lawsuit against district
    Beverly Hills High School principal files lawsuit against district

    The principal of Beverly Hills High School filed a federal lawsuit against the school district Wednesday, alleging that officials routinely ignored his complaints of racial discrimination and retaliated against him through attacks in the media, harassment and by denying job opportunities to...

  • Counselor honored for helping students get college financial aid
    Counselor honored for helping students get college financial aid

    Fortunately for some high school seniors, it's not a huge problem if they forget their password when they're applying to college online; their school counselor keeps them in a little gray box on her bookshelf.

  • LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops
    LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops

    With minimal discussion, Los Angeles school officials this week authorized contracts for the purchase of six different laptop computers to determine which device and curriculum works best for high school students.

  • Ethics guru, exclusive private school spar over discipline of daughter
    Ethics guru, exclusive private school spar over discipline of daughter

    Michael Josephson made a career of encouraging people to do the right thing. His Los Angeles-based nonprofit, the Josephson Institute of Ethics, has trained government officials, corporate officers, Olympic athletes and millions of schoolchildren in ethical decision making, and Josephson...

  • LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students
    LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students

    Los Angeles school district officials have allowed a group of high schools to choose from among six different laptop computers for their students — a marked contrast to last year's decision to give every pupil an iPad.

  • LAUSD OKs budget; spending on teachers, needy students to grow
    LAUSD OKs budget; spending on teachers, needy students to grow

    Marking a new direction in school finance, the Los Angeles Board of Education unanimously approved a $6.6-billion budget Tuesday that features the largest funding boost in years and the first-ever blueprint for spending millions of new dollars to improve the academic performance of the...

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