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Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)

Teaching and Learning (INACTIVE)
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  • iPads for L.A. Unified could now cost $770 each, a 14% increase

    iPads for L.A. Unified could now cost $770 each, a 14% increase
    The L.A. Unified School District will have to purchase nearly 520,000 iPads in order to avoid spending nearly $100 more apiece for the tablets, a new school district budget shows. The newly disclosed price of $770, a 14% increase per iPad, appeared in a...
  • USC law school to offer online master's program for students abroad

    USC law school to offer online master's program for students abroad
    USC's Gould School of Law will begin offering an online program starting next fall which will let foreign attorneys and students earn master of laws degrees without leaving their home countries. Only the law school at Washington University in St. Louis ...
  • Kinetic Theory fosters young circus strengths in 'Dracula'

    Kinetic Theory fosters young circus strengths in 'Dracula'
    Kinetic Theory's theatrical take on Bram Stoker's "Dracula" brings the story a uniquely fitting supernatural flair. Dracula ascends a rope upside down. Vampire brides fold into hyper-extended balls and roll eerily toward the audience. Vampire hunters,...
  • Hazmat team investigates foul odor at downtown L.A. school

    Hazmat team investigates foul odor at downtown L.A. school
    An evacuation was ordered for the Roybal Learning Center campus in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday after reports of a foul odor, an L.A. Unified School District official said. The center and surrounding buildings housing district transportation, police and...
  • Glendale instructor pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting minor

    Glendale instructor pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting minor
    More than a dozen family members and students appeared in a Glendale courtroom Monday to show their support for a high school public safety instructor accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old student. Delvon Jackson, 38, of Carson pleaded not guilty...
  • Matching careers and community colleges

    Matching careers and community colleges
    The California Master Plan for Higher Education decreed that it was the job of the state's community colleges to train students for technical careers and for the sort of semi-professional occupations that generally require a two-year associate's degree....
  • L.A. Unified's English learner action upsets parents, teachers

    L.A. Unified's English learner action upsets parents, teachers
    Luis Gaytan, the 5-year-old son of Mexican immigrants who speak Spanish at home, was so terrified by kindergarten that he would barely talk — prompting classmates to tease that he didn't have a tongue. In the last two months, at Granada Elementary...
  • Students in foster care face 'invisible achievement gap,' study says

    Students in foster care face 'invisible achievement gap,' study says
    Thousands of California students in foster care are suffering from an "invisible achievement gap," with worse academic performance, a higher dropout rate and placement in more failing schools than their statewide peers, according to a study set for...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss the latest on L.A. Unified's iPad program

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss the latest on L.A. Unified's iPad program
    Join us at 9 a.m. when we discuss the latest on the L.A. Unified School District’s plans for providing iPads for students with Times reporter Howard Blume. On Tuesday, district officials acknowledged that they understated the cost of providing...
  • Suspect arrested in attempted rape at Grossmont College

    A 26-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted kidnapping and rape at Grossmont College in El Cajon, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said. Anthony Washington, a nonstudent, was arrested by campus police and confessed that...
  • Bullying may have motivated Nevada school shooter

    Bullying may have motivated Nevada school shooter
    SPARKS, Nev. — He was dressed like any other student at Sparks Middle School: standard khaki pants and a Sparks sweat shirt. He was tall for a middle schooler, with dark, spiked hair, and he held a Ruger 9-millimeter semiautomatic handgun in his...