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Soon they’ll walk across stages at college campuses around Southern California, accepting their degrees and celebrating with classmates. But at a smaller, more low-key event on Friday, they were honored with a closer set of peers: fellow foster...
Re "College not always cost-effective," Business, May 9 In reporting on the Brookings Institution study, "Should Everyone go to College?," The Times highlights the statistic that "a surprising 14%" of high school graduates earn more than college...
He owns a sleek home in the hills of Echo Park that was renovated with recycled materials, is powered partly by solar panels and was once featured in a top design magazine. She lives in a ranch-style house at the end of a Studio City cul-de-sac, with...
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The fastest 110-meter hurdler in a California high school can't wait to try his skills on the football field. Reginald Bell, a 17-year-old senior at Los Angeles Dorsey, is headed to Eastern Michigan on a football scholarship. He's a quarterback, but this...
Birthrates were dramatically reduced during the recession among women who did not finish high school, a development that far outpaced the drop among women with higher levels of education, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Between 2008...
Ah, the postgame handshake line. What a great tradition in youth and high school sports. It's the perfect opportunity to show that no matter how intense things got in the heat of battle that it was really just a game, there's no hard feelings and the...
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In an era where test scores dominate discussions about education, a handful of schools received state recognition Friday for their physical fitness programs. Other groups were singled out for arts programs or career education. Warren High School in...
At Harvard-Westlake, a private high school in the shadows of the Hollywood Hills, players from the basketball team heaped praise on the alumnus who this week became the first active NBA player to announce that he is gay. "We have a lot of pride in him,"...
Re "2 L.A. schools show their smarts," April 28 Wow! Teams from two high schools in Los Angeles placed first and second in the national Academic Decathlon competition. For the third year in a row, Granada Hills Charter High School took the top prize....
States are spending less on pre-kindergarten programs than they did a decade ago, according to a report released Monday. The National Institute for Early Education Research released the State of Preschool 2012 report, calling the last school year...
With his hands clasped behind his back and his nose inches away from the wall, legendary singer Tony Bennett contemplated the photograph before him. The grayscale image featured a young woman stretching her fingers toward the camera's lens, covering her...
As a guy who started his own company before he graduated from high school, Garner Holt is just a big kid who owns a giant toy factory. "I feel like I've never worked a day in my life," said the founder and president of Garner Holt Productions, the...
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