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  • Outside spending pours into L.A. school board race

     
    Outside groups are mounting campaigns to influence the outcome of three races for seats on the Los Angeles Board of Education. The outside donations are helping more than one candidate in District 4, which stretches from the Westside to portions......
  • School board election: Split decision for Deasy; 3rd race to runoff

     
    In a school board election that attracted national money and attention, candidates backing both Supt. John Deasy and the teachers union won election Tuesday night....
  • Meet the L.A. school board candidates

     
    Meet the L.A. school board candidates...
  • L.A. Now Live: LAUSD board election watched nationwide

     
    The Times' education reporter Howard Blume will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. Tuesday to discuss the Los Angeles Unified school board races, an election that's being monitored around the country. Ten candidates are on the ballot for three seats on the...
  • Deasy orders test scores to count for 30% of teachers' evaluations

     
    L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy announced Friday that 30% of a teacher’s evaluation will be based on student standardized test scores, setting off another round of contention in the nation’s second-largest school system just weeks before a...
  • Anti-LAPD graffiti likely inspired by Dorner, police say

     
    A tagger who spray-painted an expletive about the LAPD across a wall in El Monte probably was inspired by Christopher Dorner, the fugitive who died in a gun battle, police said Friday....
  • Parents challenge Crenshaw High shake-up

     
    Los Angeles school district officials received a frequently skeptical and occasionally hostile reception Tuesday night when they met with parents and others to explain their plans to restructure low-performing Crenshaw High School....
  • Schools face more penalties as feds reject California waiver

     
    Federal officials have rejected California’s request for exemption from rules that penalize low-performing schools and school districts, state officials announced Friday....
  • California gets F grade from education advocacy group

     
    California is sorely lacking when it comes to school reform, according to a rating of states issued by a high-profile education advocacy group. California received an overall grade of F, ranking 41st nationally, from StudentsFirst, a Sacramento-based...
  • Student test scores can identify effective teachers, new study says

     
    Student standardized test scores can accurately identify effective teachers, along with other performance measures such as classroom observations and pupil surveys, according to a major national study released Tuesday. The study of 3,000 teachers in seven...
  • 'California Schools Rule,' according to Kiplinger rankings

     
    Eleven California universities were among the top 100 “best-value” public colleges ranked by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance in a 2013 list that is set to hit newsstands Tuesday. UCLA led the way for California coming, in at No. 6 in the......