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  • Meet the L.A. school board candidates

     
    Meet the L.A. school board candidates
  • Ted Rall got it wrong on tenure and 'underpaid' teachers

    Ted Rall got it wrong on tenure and 'underpaid' teachers
    Ted Rall's Feb. 6 blog post and cartoon, "Stop tenure tyranny and show some love for our hardworking teachers," is long on demagoguery and little else. Even the title of the piece misses the mark. Contrary to what Rall writes, teachers in California's...

    Stop tenure tyranny and show some love for our hardworking teachers

    Stop tenure tyranny and show some love for our hardworking teachers
    My mother retired recently from teaching under pretty much the best possible working conditions one could expect in an American high school: She taught high school French in an Ohio suburb that is at least 90% white, ranging from middle to upper middle...

    Zimmer says majority of L.A. Unified board wants Deasy to stay

    Zimmer says majority of L.A. Unified board wants Deasy to stay
    A day before Los Angeles schools chief John Deasy meets with the Board of Education to discuss his performance and his future with the district, board member Steve Zimmer indicated that Deasy has the backing of most of his colleagues to remain as...

    Sam Zell's wife donates $50 million to Michigan creative writing

    Sam Zell's wife donates $50 million to Michigan creative writing
    In my book, donating money to support creative writing programs is generally a good thing. But I'm -- hmm, let's call it conflicted -- over a $50-million donation to the University of Michigan's MFA program in creative writing from Helen Zell, wife of Sam...