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Public Schools (INACTIVE)

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  • Facebook IPO triggers California budget fracas

     
    Facebook IPO starts positioning on Gov. Jerry Brown's California budget. Republicans use Facebook IPO to take a swipe at Gov. Jerry Brown's California budget....
  • Boys' basketball: Public schools flourishing in some divisions

     
    Let's hear it for the public schools in basketball divisions 1 through 3. Eighty of the 88 teams left in the boys' playoffs are public schools. I'd say the Southern Section coaches who wanted to give more opportunities to the......
  • Teacher incentives: Another if-only that doesn't measure up

     
    When it comes to raising achievement in public schools, theories abound. Not just theories. Absolute certitude. If only schools were smaller, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation used to think, before it pushed for and got such schools throughout the...
  • A call for accuracy in evaluating school progress [Blowback]

     
    Marco Petruzzi, CEO of Green Dot Public Schools, responds to Howard Blume and Sandra Poindexter’s Aug. 18 article, "L.A. Unified bests reform groups in most cases, data shows," to propose a better method for measuring school progress. If you would.....
  • Football: Private schools dominate in matchups vs. public schools

     
    There were 41 matchups this past weekend involving private schools playing public-school football teams, and the results were not good for public schools. The record was 34-7 in favor of the privates. Among the big schools, Mission Viejo lost to......
  • Football: It's the revenge of the public schools

     
    For one night, students from public schools can stick out their chests and brag a little. It was Dorsey over Alemany, Upland over Loyola and Vista Murrieta over Crespi. Three victories by public schools over Pac-5 teams. That doesn't happen......
  • Clovis shows what a public school is about

     
    In case you haven't seen it, the senior class from Clovis put together an amazing video, featuring all kinds of students and athletes. It shows all the good things that can happen at a public school. Take a look. --......
  • Public School 612 opens Tuesday [Updated]

     
    Downtown Los Angeles is getting serious about beer. There's Spring Street Bar with its more than two dozen beers on tap; the lengthy Old World list offered at Wurstkuche; Angel City Brewery's new beer garden; and now a craft-beer-centric bar......
  • In paying for college, better to be lucky than smart

     
    Timing is everything -- especially, it seems, when it comes to paying for college. A new study shows that the amount of money parents can save for a child’s college education depends heavily on the performance of the stock market......
  • Boys' basketball: Private schools in control?

     
    Corona Centennial could be picking up some fan support this weekend from those who attend public schools, because the Southern California Regional playoffs could become a celebration of private-school domination. The Huskies will be taking on Santa Ana...
  • ICEF charter schools to begin merger talks with Alliance charter group

     
    The board of directors of ICEF Public Schools voted Saturday to move forward with negotiations that are expected to result in the takeover of ICEF by another charter school organization. The vote came after a two-hour meeting during which ICEF......