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  • Corona del Mar High students expelled in cheating scandal

    Corona del Mar High students expelled in cheating scandal
    Over the years, Corona del Mar High School has earned a reputation as one of the state's top public schools. Living in a seaside enclave of quaint old homes and cliff-top mansions, the school's students benefit from private tutors and their parents expect...
  • L.A. Unified unprepared for computerized state test

    L.A. Unified unprepared for computerized state test
    The nation's second-largest school district is woefully unprepared to administer new state standardized tests by computer, a survey of Los Angeles Unified schools has found. An internal district report, obtained by The Times through a California...
  • Testimony begins in trial over California teachers' job protections

    Testimony begins in trial over California teachers' job protections
    Arguments begin Monday in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of laws that govern California’s teacher tenure rules, seniority policies and the dismissal process -- an overhaul of which could upend controversial job security for instructors....
  • Lawsuit takes on California teachers' job protections

    Lawsuit takes on California teachers' job protections
    Local school districts, state legislators and even a California governor have tried to limit teachers' job protections, among the most generous in the country. Efforts have all failed to rid public schools of ineffective teachers by making it easier to...
  • iPad use out of sync with L.A. charter school's philosophy

    iPad use out of sync with L.A. charter school's philosophy
    The eighth-graders in Stephanie McGurk's class at Ocean Charter School began a recent day as they usually do: reciting a verse celebrating nature. Next, they played scales on recorders as they sat in a classroom furnished with wood furniture, lamps,...
  • L.A. Unified needs enough iPads for the tests

    L.A. Unified needs enough iPads for the tests
    The Los Angeles Unified school board got the new year off to a good start last week by voting to hold an election for the seat left vacant by the unexpected death of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte. On Tuesday, it should keep the momentum going by approving...
  • Lynwood public school alumni return to give advice about college

    Lynwood public school alumni return to give advice about college
    When Alma Renteria attended Lynwood High School, one of her best friends was a gifted soccer player and math student. "I thought he'd be an engineer," she said. But her friend was taking too few classes to fulfill requirements and barely graduated. Then...
  • How to mange the financial risk of investing in college

     How to mange the financial risk of investing in college
    Smack in the middle of the holiday rush, college applications are due — anxious weeks for high school seniors and their families. To heighten the anxiety, no month passes without a critic proclaiming that college is a pedantic waste of money,...
  • LAUSD gains in reading, math proficiency praised

    LAUSD gains in reading, math proficiency praised
    L.A. Unified is improving faster — in some categories much faster — than most other large, urban school systems, according to the latest results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress, which tests a sample of students nationwide....
  • L.A. Unified board delays decision on replacing LaMotte

    L.A. Unified board delays decision on replacing LaMotte
    The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday delayed a decision on how to fill the seat of former member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died earlier this month. Three members wanted to postpone the discussion until after LaMotte's funeral, while...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown opposes government-imposed standards for schools

    Gov. Jerry Brown opposes government-imposed standards for schools
    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown blasted the notion of government-imposed standards for public schools, saying he opposed efforts from Washington and Sacramento to dictate education policy. Using "data on a national or state level I...