Jaylee Cortes, a junior at Charter Oak High School, wrote an open letter to the president.
Mr. President, where were you on Valentine’s Day? Were you out to dinner with a loved one or were you sitting in the Oval Office, alone?
I was scrolling through Snapchat when I saw a story about the Florida shooting. My parents came home and immediately were engrossed by the television. My mother watched with tears streaming down her face, my father watched in horror, and I sat there, a million thoughts racing through my mind.
In the wake of the Parkland shooting, L.A.’s political leaders are focusing on making schools safer. The city attorney is forming a blue-ribbon panel and three school board members are pushing a resolution calling for stronger state and federal gun control.
A potential threat led to canceled classes Monday at Cypress College in Orange County.
L.A. Unified is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1968 walkouts, but the district has told students they should stay on campus during a planned March 14 walkout to honor the victims of the Parkland, Fla., high school shooting.
Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin blocked the release of a video of students heckling him during his speech at UCLA. That only drew attention to the incident.
Some state legislators want to add over $1 billion more for schools to what is proposed in Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget.
A San Diego County teen was arrested on suspicion of posting a photo of a rifle made out of Legos with a threatening message on social media.
A look at the recent actions of Alberto Carvalho, the Miami school superintendent who, in the course of a couple of days, accepted and then publicly declined New York City’s top education post.
Hundreds of school districts across the country already arm teachers. They’re mostly small and rural.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin has blocked the release of a video that shows him being heckled at UCLA, causing the initially little-noticed incident to go viral.
Mnuchin was being interviewed by Kai Ryssdal, host of the public radio show “Marketplace,” which focuses on news about business and the economy. About 400 people attended the free event Monday at the UCLA Anderson School of Management’s Korn Convocation Hall, said Peggy McInerny, a university spokeswoman.
The University of California has slipped in the rankings of an annual global survey of higher education, escalating concerns that funding woes and growing international competition are beginning to erode the quality of the nation’s top public research university.