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  • Boyle Heights school protests district's decision to move campus

    Boyle Heights school protests district's decision to move campus
    When Catherine Aleman and Ana Renteria learned that L.A. Unified might move or close their small school in East Los Angeles, they did what the Academy of Environmental and Social Policy had taught them to do: They tried to make a difference and...
  • New ‘Doctor Who’ companion? Samuel Anderson joins Season 8 cast

     
    The Doctor might be getting a new companion. Samuel Anderson, who was in a brief scene in the “Doctor Who” […]...
  • State lawmaker makes new bid to change teacher dismissal rules

    State lawmaker makes new bid to change teacher dismissal rules
    A state lawmaker introduced a bill Wednesday that would attempt to streamline the process for dismissing California teachers accused of misconduct. The proposed bill by state Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) also would strive to make the dismissal...
  • Facebook page promotes campus repairs over iPads in L.A. schools

    Facebook page promotes campus repairs over iPads in L.A. schools
    Critics of a $1-billion school computer project in Los Angeles have launched an increasingly popular Facebook page asserting that the money should be spent instead on campus repairs. The page, called “Repairs Not IPads,” was started...
  • Cal State L.A. faculty approve ethnic studies requirement

    Cal State L.A. faculty approve ethnic studies requirement
    The Academic Senate at Cal State Los Angeles on Tuesday approved a graduation requirement that students take at least one course focusing on race and ethnicity, after weeks of sometimes acrimonious debate that divided students and faculty. Students...
  • Common Core for schools: Boon? Horror? You tell me

    Common Core for schools: Boon? Horror? You tell me
    You would have thought that after 45 states leaped forward to adopt the Common Core curriculum standards for their schools, the only issue going forward would be how to make this big change happen in the smoothest and most successful way. Instead, the...
  • Redlands district sued over case of boy who fathered teacher's baby

    Redlands district sued over case of boy who fathered teacher's baby
    A student who fathered a child with an ex-Redlands schoolteacher convicted of having sex with him and two other students has sued the school district, alleging educators were negligent and complicit in his sexual battery. In the lawsuit filed Wednesday,...
  • Do tell, MIT, what exactly is Street-Fighting Mathematics?

    Do tell, MIT, what exactly is Street-Fighting Mathematics?
    From January to March, the academic calendar is dominated by the admissions process. You can find me this time of year poring over hundreds of grad school applications. In my 10 years of reading such applications, I have borne witness to an alarming...
  • Taking a step toward a machine that can think

    Taking a step toward a machine that can think
    Jim Gimzewski grabs a silicon wafer with a pair of tweezers and raises it to the light, thinking about Jackson Pollock, snowflakes and Tibetan mandalas. No bigger than a quarter, the wafer looks like a small circuit board with a dozen or so electrodes...
  • Intellectually disabled but on death row: The troubling case of Freddie Hall

    Intellectually disabled but on death row: The troubling case of Freddie Hall
    Shortly after his birth in 1945, Freddie Hall's family knew that something was different about him. And later, he was slow to learn, to walk and to talk, and it was challenging for his family to understand his speech. He was raised under difficult...
  • Fullerton teacher suspected of sexual misconduct with students

    Fullerton teacher suspected of sexual misconduct with students
    A Fullerton middle school teacher was arrested Friday on suspicion of sexual misconduct with at least two male students, authorities and school district officials said. Melissa Lindgren, 28, of La Mirada, was charged with multiple felonies, including...